Editor’s Note: The holiday season is here, and TLNT is celebrating with classic holiday posts. Look for them through Christmas Eve.
Kmart’s decision to open its doors at 6 am on Thanksgiving Day sent shock waves throughout the nation.
Though bargain-seekers were thrilled, many are questioning the retail chain’s decision. In recent years, such “Thanksgiving creep” has inspired multiple protests from employees, with one petition calling it “inhumane and inconsiderate.”
And unfortunately, this problem doesn’t just exist in retail establishments around the holidays. Across all job types and industries, Americans are working more than ever.