Trader Joe’s Workers Decided To Unionize. The Company Abruptly Closed Their Store.

By David Jamieson Source: HuffPost Workers at the Trader Joe’s Wine Shop in Manhattan spent the last four months laying the groundwork to unionize their store. A small organizing committee met regularly to discuss strategy around building support to join the United Food and Commercial Workers union, and they planned [...]

2022-08-18T15:37:28-07:00August 18th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Arizona Starbucks store votes to unionize, as organizing drive gains momentum across the U.S.

By Matthew Sedacca Source: The Counter Starbucks workers at a single location in Mesa, Arizona, voted to unionize, notching another win for a nationwide organizing drive that has quickly blazed across the coffee giant’s stores since two in the Buffalo, New York, area voted to organize this past December. The [...]

2022-02-28T23:56:45-08:00February 28th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

Starbucks workers’ union drive, spreading across the U.S., has reached the company’s Seattle home

By Josh Eidelson and Bloomberg Source: Fortune Workers at a Starbucks Corp. store in Seattle will hold a unionization vote, giving the labor group that recently won landmark New York elections a chance to expand its new foothold to the coffee giant’s hometown. Employees will be mailed ballots Feb. 25, [...]

2022-02-23T23:58:28-08:00February 23rd, 2022|Tags: , , |

The U.S. Labor Movement Is Popular, Prominent and Also Shrinking

By Taylor Johnston Source: The New York Times Unionization efforts involving some of the most recognizable names in business have dominated headlines across the United States in recent months. Starbucks workers in Buffalo and Amazon employees in Bessemer, Ala., and on Staten Island have recently moved to unionize, as have [...]

2022-01-25T16:20:20-08:00January 25th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |
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