Target "save Thanksgiving" petition has more than 350,000 signatures, to be delivered today
|Target's Thanksgiving opening means some workers won't be able to enjoy turkey with their families.|
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The signatures will be delivered to Target Corporate headquarters at 11 a.m. this morning by petition author Casey St. Clair, a Target employee of six years from Corona, California.
According to a Change.org press release, more than 100 petitions have recently been launched on the site asking major retailers including Target, Walmart, Sears, and Kohl's to "allow workers to spend the holiday with family."
To read the full text of St. Clair's petition, check out our "Target's decision to open Thanksgiving evening sparks renewed 'save Thanksgiving' petitions" post from last Monday.
In a bizarre twist that has yet to be explained, the subject of the email Target security sent downtown Minneapolis employees last Friday informing them about what was originally believed to be a shooting in Target's Retek building was "Black Friday petition delivery." The email fueled speculation that the shots fired report had something to do with employees being disgruntled over the company's unprecedented Thanksgiving opening, but unless Retek's air ducts are also upset about having to work on the holiday, that turned out to be false.