SEARCH
« Where Should You Get Divorced? | Main | More Shoppers Going Online for Holiday Deals »
Monday
Nov142011

Campaign Calling on Target to Close on Thanksgiving Gains Support

Tim Boyle/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) – A campaign on Change.org is requesting that Target Corporation stay closed on Thanksgiving. The campaign stresses the workers' right to spend the entire holiday with family.

So far more than 7,000 people have joined the campaign that was first launched by Anthony Hardwick, who was a Target employee for three years in Omaha, Nebraska.

The movement came after news that Target’s management decided to move the standard “Black Friday” opening time up from 5 a.m. on Friday to midnight on Thanksgiving. This new opening time would require employees to arrive at work at 11 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

Target is not the only company planning to open at midnight on Thanksgiving. They are joined by Macy’s, Best Buy and Kohls. Wal-Mart even plans to open earlier, at 10 p.m.

Copyright 2011 ABC News Radio

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>






ABC News Radio