Josh Eidelson on January 24, 2013
In OSHA charges filed last week, twenty-five workers allege that they were regularly locked indoors while cleaning Target stores in the Twin Cities.
Toronto – December 19, 2012 – A delegation of former Zellers workers, community leaders, and labour rights advocates called on the Holiday Spirit as they gathered in front of Target Canada headquarters on December 19 to hand deliver more than 1,000 protest letters from Canadians expressing their displeasure with Target’s Walmart-Scrooge-like treatment of retail workers and former Zellers employees in particular.
CALGARY – Concerned community members throughout the Calgary area will gather at two Zellers locations on Saturday, October 13 to protest Target’s mistreatment of Zellers workers, and to ask the American-based retailer to respect the experience, service and loyalty of Zellers workers when converting existing retail locations to Target stores.
MISSISSAUGA – Over 300 demonstrators marched on Target Canada’s headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario, on August 22 to demand fairness for thousands of Zellers workers and countless Canadian communities. Since acquiring Zellers, Target has taken a Walmart-like approach to workers by refusing to respect the loyalty, experience and labour rights of Zellers workers.
As published in the Toronto Star
Angela Rankin knows exactly how much Target paid Zellers for the leases to 220 stores across Canada.
It wasn’t a billion. It was $1.8-billion — $1.825-billion to be more precise.
TORONTO – The National President of Canada’s leading retail union is calling on Canadians to take the Federal government to task for abandoning over 28,000 Zellers workers and discounting the important role of good retail jobs in the country’s local and national economies.
MONTREAL – The leading retail workers’ union in Quebec, and all across Canada, is taking Walmart to task for reneging on an important promise it repeatedly made to Zellers workers at Les Galeries Quatre Saisons in Sherbrooke, QC.
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