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Target has failed Brooklyn Park residents

City council needs to serve the people, not corporate greed

By Boyd Morson
Guest Commentator

 

After reading the very interesting article about Target Corp. and their unwillingness to hire criminal offenders deserving of a second chance [“Target is targeted for hiring practices,” MSR, May 24], I found the story relevant and necessary to holding them accountable and making it known to your readers and to the world. This sort of unacceptable, inexcusable and unprincipled corporate behavior is indicative of their constant abuse of the system, a detriment to our communities if unchallenged. It also demonstrates their unwillingness to reach out to those who unfortunately made some previous bad choices at some point in their lives and are unfortunately being punished again after rightfully serving their time. Target has not only put controversial language and policies into practice; they’ve also contributed $150,000 to the Republican Party and $120,000 to the GBLT community to say they’re sorry. And yet, they have failed the residents of Brooklyn Park miserably. Continue Reading →

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Target has failed Brooklyn Park residents

City council needs to serve the people, not corporate greed

By Boyd Morson
Guest Commentator

 

After reading the very interesting article about Target Corp. and their unwillingness to hire criminal offenders deserving of a second chance [“Target is targeted for hiring practices,” MSR, May 24], I found the story relevant and necessary to holding them accountable and making it known to your readers and to the world. This sort of unacceptable, inexcusable and unprincipled corporate behavior is indicative of their constant abuse of the system, a detriment to our communities if unchallenged. It also demonstrates their unwillingness to reach out to those who unfortunately made some previous bad choices at some point in their lives and are unfortunately being punished again after rightfully serving their time. Target has not only put controversial language and policies into practice; they’ve also contributed $150,000 to the Republican Party and $120,000 to the GBLT community to say they’re sorry. And yet, they have failed the residents of Brooklyn Park miserably. Continue Reading →

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