(CNN) Employees at the facility received a letter from management Tuesday morning telling them as many as nine of their coworkers are currently suffering from Covid-19 symptoms, according to a spokesman for the Laundry Distribution and Food Service joint board union, which helped organize a planned protest by Barnes & Noble workers Tuesday. Only five of the nine alleged Covid-19 cases have been confirmed by doctors, Barnes & Noble director of communications Alex Ortolani told CNN Business.
(NJ.com) The 800 workers at the Barnes & Noble distribution center in Monroe Township are considered essential —so, while many people are working from home to help combat the spread of the coronavirus, they aren’t.
Bookstore Warehouse Employees Demand Protections After Nine Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 – Insider NJ
The workers said they are angered and alarmed by news that there are nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Barnes & Noble warehouse. Management gave them the news in a letter earlier today, sparking
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A Target warehouse facility in northern New Jersey is set to become the first in the company’s nearly 60-year history to face a public union campaign when labor officials announce their intentions to unionize the distribution facility on Thursday.
Current and former employees of the Target warehouse in Perth Amboy met with city and union officials on Thursday, Feb. 20 to push for unionization with SEIU and better working conditions at the facility and across the company.
More than 50 people came out to the Target warehouse on Thursday, Feb. 20 to support the unionization efforts of Target employees.
‘Like a prison’: Target warehouse workers in Perth Amboy rally to become first to unionize – My Central NJ
Former employees of the Target warehouse on High Street said conditions at the facility were “like a prison” and workers were treated “like robots.”
Target Corp. had hoped to test new strategies at its 718,000-square-foot warehouse in New Jersey, but a labor-organizing effort probably wasn’t what the retailer had in mind.
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