Home Depot Canada said it will hire 6,000 associates for its busy spring season, up from 5,500 last year. The home improvement retailer is looking for full-time, part-time and seasonal workers for its 182 stores, it said in a Monday release. Home Depot said last week that it planned to hire more than 80,000 U.S. workers for spring, the same number as last year. Home Depot shares are down 1.4% in premarket trading, and down 12% for the year so far. The S&P 500 is down 8% for the year so far.
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