Target employees threaten to stage sickout because of safety issues

Target Workers Unite, a group of independent employees, says "foot traffic and guest behavior have been atrocious, putting us at needless risk."

News 12 Staff

Apr 21, 2020, 4:31 PM

Updated 1,489 days ago

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Target employees threaten to stage sickout because of safety issues
With thousands of front-line workers getting sick with the virus, there is a new push to keep shoppers from actually going into grocery stores. 
Work experts, union leaders, even some store owners, believe it has become too dangerous to let customers browse aisles in close range with workers.
Some Target employees have banded together to create a sickout pledge page to take action. Target Workers Unite, a group of independent employees, says "foot traffic and guest behavior have been atrocious, putting us at needless risk."
At least 3,000 grocery store workers have tested positive, and more than two dozen have died from COVID-19
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