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Northfield Target Worker to Deliver Signatures Urging Retailer to Delay Black Friday Opening

More than 190,000 people from across America have joined an explosive campaign on Change.org in the past week calling on popular retailer Target to reverse its decision to open late Thanksgiving night

employee Seth Coleman will join consumers and faith leaders to deliver nearly 200,000 signatures to company’s corporate headquarters noon Monday demanding that Target push back its holiday opening currently slated for midnight Thursday.

More than 190,000 people from across America have joined an explosive campaign on Change.org in the past week calling on popular retailer Target to reverse its decision to open late Thanksgiving night for pre-Black Friday shopping and instead allow workers to spend the holiday with family.

The explosive campaign on Change.org was launched by Anthony Hardwick, a Target employee in Omaha, NE, after he learned the company’s management had moved the standard “Black Friday” opening time up from 5 a.m. Friday to midnight on Thanksgiving. The new opening time will require employees to arrive at work no later than 11 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

Read signatures from Anthony Hardwick’s campaign.

Change.org is the world’s fastest-growing platform for social change — growing by more than 500,000 new members a month, and empowering millions of people to start, join, and win campaigns for social change in their community, city and country.


Editor's note: Information provided by Change.org

Danny Urban November 21, 2011 at 04:54 PM
You will NOT see me in any of the big box stores on Black Friday! There are really never any really good deals, but just a few they advertise to get people in the doors anyhow. I will wait until later and check out the other local stores and spend my money there before the big guys anyhow. Can usually find better quality products with the little guys.....

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