PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Dozens of Toys “R” Us workers from around the country gathered at the Union, New Jersey location Sunday to demand severance for employees who are losing their jobs.READ MORE: Abortion Rights Advocates Gather For Bans Off Our Bodies Protest In Philadelphia After SCOTUS Overturned Roe v. Wade
More than 30,000 Toys “R” Us employees are due to be laid off after the company filed for bankruptcy.READ MORE: Brandywine Valley SPCA, Other Shelters Holding Mega Adoption Event This Weekend
In a letter to employees, the company said that they will not pay out severance due to their financial condition.MORE NEWS: Hundreds Rally For Abortion Rights In Philadelphia With Democratic Gov. Nominee Josh Shapiro, Planned Parenthood
Employees have accused the company’s owners of lying to them about the future of the toy chain.