Siding with Starbucks, House Republicans probe federal labor agency

By Summer Conception Source: NBC News House Republicans issued a subpoena for documents to the National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday, alleging misconduct by its officials in union elections involving Starbucks Corp. In a letter to the federal labor agency, Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., the chair of the Education and [...]

2023-03-23T15:09:41-07:00March 23rd, 2023|Tags: , |

What Union-Buster Howard Schultz Owes Starbucks Workers

By Saurav Sarkar Source: The Progressive Magazine At long last, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is being held to account for his company’s union-busting tactics. Union members with Starbucks Workers United (SBWU) reacted with surprise, excitement, and a sense of vindication to the news that Schultz will be appearing under oath [...]

2023-03-13T15:04:49-07:00March 13th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

Why So Many Food Workers Unionized This Year

By Alma Avalle Source: Bon Appetit Starbucks employees have successfully unionized over 250 branches of the international coffee chain. They’ve inspired workers at competitor Peet’s Coffee to organize too. The first Chipotle union has won its National Labor Relations Board vote in Lansing, Michigan. Trader Joe’s workers in Hadley, Massachusetts, have organized their store, [...]

2023-03-14T21:55:59-07:00December 21st, 2022|Tags: , , , , , , |

Starbucks Workers Strike at Dozens of Stores Nationally

By Noam Scheiber Source: The New York Times Starbucks employees went on strike on Thursday at dozens of unionized locations nationwide, citing what they say is the company’s refusal to bargain in good faith and anti-union tactics like firings and store closings. The work stoppage, which organizers have called “the [...]

2022-11-28T22:57:37-08:00November 28th, 2022|Tags: , |

Union Leaders From Amazon, Starbucks, REI And Apple Speak At HuffPost Labor Panel

By Dave Jamieson Source: HuffPost Workers who are leading some of today’s most notable union campaigns gathered at HuffPost’s New York City office on Wednesday to share their stories. The panel, “A New Labor Movement,” showcased workers from Amazon, Starbucks, REI and Apple. All of those companies have seen a [...]

2022-08-04T22:33:20-07:00August 4th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |
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