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Union workers protest outside Target Canada HQ

The group gathered on Wednesday to deliver a petition to Target executives, asking them to respect the seniority and collective bargaining rights of Zellers workers, Toronto Star reports. Thousands of unionized employees are being laid off and forced to reapply as the Minneapolis-based retail chain takes over the leases of Zellers stores across Canada.
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The group gathered on Wednesday to deliver a petition to Target executives, asking them to respect the seniority and collective bargaining rights of Zellers workers, Toronto Star reports. Thousands of unionized employees are being laid off and forced to reapply as the Minneapolis-based retail chain takes over the leases of Zellers stores across Canada.

Target plans to open its first of more than 125 Canadian locations next spring.

Meanwhile, Target edged rival Wal-Mart Stores in the pricing battle for the first time since October, according to the latest Bloomberg Industries survey.

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