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Kmart – “Work on Thanksgiving Or Be Fired”

As you know there are many stores opening their doors on Thanksgiving, forcing many employees to leave their families and homes and take on shifts at their perspective stores.

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Would You Sign A Petition Making It Illegal to Open On Thanksgiving?

So a link to a petition on the White House’s ‘We The People’ website was sent to me and I was asked to share it. The petition is asking to make it illegal for retailers to open on Thanksgiving. Do you think you will sign it? Can we even do that? Read the rest of this entry

Stores May Face A Fine If They Don’t Open on Thanksgiving

Many stores have faced a backlash for saying they will be opening on Thanksgiving Day to accommodate those Black Friday shoppers. Now, one group that owns quite a few malls, including Crossgates and Crossgates Commons, says it may fine stores that do not open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

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Thanksgiving – Not A Holiday Anymore?

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. When I think about Thanksgiving my stomach starts to growl. I love the turkey, the stuffing is my favorite, and my mom’s homemade mashed potatoes and gravy. Not to mention the corn pudding that I make every year. Just writing this I am anticipating the food and the time with my family. However – I work retail as my part-time job. What does that mean? I have a limited amount of time with my family on Thanksgiving. Why? Because the store I work at is opening at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving evening to start it’s Black Friday run. So I will have to be in at 5 p.m. to work.

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Thanksgiving has a New Name

We’ve heard about it for a month, and people have been bitching and complaining about the stores opening on Thanksgiving day. Now while just lounging and listening to the radio, I hear CBS 6’s Ed O’Brien talking about how Thanksgiving shopping now has a new name.

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Pizza Hut Manager Fired For Closing on Thanksgiving

A manager at the Elkhart, Indiana Pizza Hut was fired for refusing to open up his store tomorrow – on Thanksgiving. Read the rest of this entry

Who’s Shopping on Thanksgiving?

So the trend lately has been that people are going out looking for deals on Thanksgiving night after all the turkey is bagged and in the fridge with the rest of left overs. And Many retail chains have been kind enough to open earlier and earlier to accommodate these shoppers. But are you planning on going shopping on Thanksgiving night? Read the rest of this entry