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Furloughs Surpass 1 Million With T.J. Maxx Adding to Retail Toll

TJ Maxx Follows Wal-Mart In Raising Employee Wages To $9 An Hour

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

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Employee furloughs in the retail industry are now well over 1 million after the owner of T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, one of America’s biggest clothing store chains, suspended its store workers.