Employees at New York Target Store Reject Bid to Unionize

Employees at New York Target Store Reject Bid to Unionize Photo: KSTP/File

September 10, 2018 03:31 PM

Employees at a Target Store in Huntington Station, N.Y. over the weekend voted to reject forming a union.

Had the vote to be represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers been successful, it would have marked Target's first unionized store, Bloomberg reported.

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A spokesperson for Minnesota-based Target said in an email that the vote indicated employees' confidence in Target as a company.

"This weekend's outcome confirms Target's longstanding belief that a culture of mutual respect, in which we listen to our team and resolve issues directly, will always be better for our team members than relying on a union intermediary," the statement read. "We deeply value our store team in Huntington Station and want to thank them for their confidence in Target."


 

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