Starbucks baristas are on the verge of forming a union. The company is pushing back.

By Joanna Slater Source: The Washington Post Earlier this month, Howard Schultz, the man who built Starbucks into a global giant, traveled to this city for an unusual gathering of the company’s employees. Schultz talked about growing up poor in Brooklyn and the values that guide Starbucks. The company is [...]

2021-11-29T22:12:58+00:00November 29th, 2021|Tags: , , |

The Starbucks unionization vote could mark a shift for the broader food industry

By Katishi Maake Source: Retail Brew Something could be brewing at Starbucks. Starbucks workers from three Buffalo, New York, stores are set to begin voting on unionization, and if successful, it could mark a major shift for the broader food industry, labor professors told Retail Brew. No corporate-owned US Starbucks [...]

2021-11-16T18:41:44+00:00November 16th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Workers are seeking unions at Starbucks, Dollar General and Amazon locations. Here’s why that matters

By Chris Isidore Source: CNN Business Shellie Parsons never thought she'd be supporting an effort to win union representation at the Dollar General store where she's worked for a bit more than a year. "I was actually against unions," said the 37-year-old single mom. "I'd heard a lot of bad [...]

2021-10-25T17:14:11+00:00October 25th, 2021|Tags: , , , |
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