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Former Toys R Us Employees Finally Receive Word About Severance

Former Toys R Us worker Tracy Auerbach
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Former store manager Tracy Auerbach teamed up with Rise Up Retail and Center for Popular Democracy to push for severance pay for 33,000 employees.

Some former Toys R Us workers in the Valley are celebrating Wednesday morning.

They just got word their fight for severance pay seems to be finally paying off. Two of the former owners of Toys R Us have reportedly agreed to pay $20 million to help employees who lost their jobs when the company closed its stores.

One of those workers is Tracy Auerbach and she joined The Show to talk about it.

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As a senior field correspondent, Christina Estes focuses on stories that impact our economy, your wallet and public policy.