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Virginia Target workers join labor union movement: Here's what both sides are saying
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Workers at a Target store in Christiansburg, Virginia, have filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to hold a union election, saying inflation is outpacing their pay.
The workers are joining the labor movement that is sweeping the nation and impacting major corporations including Amazon, Starbucks, Apple and Etsy.
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Adam Ryan, who has been working at the Christiansburg store for five years and founded Target Workers Unite in 2019, said their pay is not keeping pace with surging costs for staples like food and rent.