Stores Call For Shoppers To Step Up When Retail Workers Face Abuse
Jun 07, 2021
A dozen retailers including Gap and H&M are collaborating on a campaign this fall to enlist customers to combat bad behavior against retail workers. The campaign, spearheaded by nonprofits Open to All and Hollaback as well as the Retail Industry Leaders Association, comes as workers face increased harassment as they try to enforce social distancing and mask protocols during the pandemic. Among those who have been the targets of abuse are people of color, those with disabilities, and those who identify as LGBTQ. Read more at Chicago Tribune.