Retail industry employment increased by an unusually high 12,900 jobs in November over October, the National Retail Federation reported.
The number excludes automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. Overall, the economy added 228,000 jobs, the Labor Department said.
Forty-three retail and consumer goods companies were among the 609 companies to receive a perfect score on 2018 Corporate Equality Index.
The Index is compiled by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and each year for the past 16 years the group assigns a percentage score to those companie