The National Labor Relations Board has ordered a second union vote for workers at a Valley Stream Target store, affirming most of a regional judge's conclusion that Target Corp. violated several labor laws in the run-up to a union election two years ago. The situation, however, is far from resolved.
Target rolls out red carpet for celebs, March 27
I read with dismay your article about the grand opening of Danforth Target at Shoppers’ World. How nice of you to offer the huge foreign controlled store such good free publicity.
Guelph, Ontario - March 9, 2013 - Activists from Canada's leading retail union, UFCW Canada, engaged thousands of community members both inside and outside one of the first-ever Target retail stores to open in Canada, to Ask Target for Fairness. The Guelph location opened on March 5, at the former site of one of the more than 200 stores Target bought from Zellers in 2011.
Non-union janitors who clean Target stores in Minnesota say they’ll go on strike unless their employers agree by noon on Sunday to meet and discuss alleged crimes.
By Daniel Sidlofsky
As the excitement of Target’s arrival bubbles throughout Canada, not everyone is joining in. Was the sale of Zellers’ leases to the Target Corporation fair to those who kept Canada’s famed department store alive? Are the over ten thousand Zellers jobs estimated to be lost a fair price for a supposedly superior shopping experience? With more than two hundred stores being closed, Zellers employees feel as if they are being kicked to the curb.
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.
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NLRB orders union revote at Valley Stream Target
Newsday - May 2, 2013
Protest targets Target for unfair treatment of Canadians
Toronto Star - August 22, 2012
Target Canada Protest: Zellers Workers, Unions Demonstrate Against Mass Layoffs By Canada-Bound Retail Giant
Huffington Post - August 22, 2012
Protestors target Target
Mississauga.com - August 22, 2012
Unions: Target not respecting seniority
Hamilton Spectator - August 22, 2012
Protestors target Target
MSN News Caanada
Target effectively calls Zellers customers old and cheap
Toronto Life - August 12, 2012
Unions take on Target in Mississauga
The Record - August 22, 2012