The one-day strike would target seven security companies and several large corporations that contract with those services, including Target, U.S. Bank and Wells Fargo.

About 2,000 Twin Cities area security guards are preparing for a one-day strike sometime this week.

Service Employees International Union members gathered Sunday to learn more about the status of the talks and to review a tentative deal reached for last week for 4,000 janitors represented by the union that includes a raise of $1.20 an hour over three years.

But officials say several sticking points remain for security guards. They're seeking raises and more affordable health care. Their contract expired in December.

The one-day strike would target seven security companies and several large corporations that contract with those services, including Target, U.S. Bank and Wells Fargo.

David Duddleston, a lawyer for the employers, says there's been progress and that both sides had agreed to resume talks March 12.