As workers quit in droves, companies get creative to attract and retain employees

WASHINGTON — With workers quitting their jobs in record numbers across the United States, employers are getting creative with their offerings to attract and retain talent.

Many are providing more money and benefits amid a nationwide labor shortage that has worsened supply chain shortages and hampered businesses, especially those that employ front-line workers. In Arizona, one company is even offering new employees $5,000 to quit after two weeks.