Amazon workers formed their first union. And at Starbucks, 380 stores are unionized, but not one has a contract. But the big, established unions have won big raises for workers.
The beverage-first McDonald's spinoff, named for a six-handed extraterrestrial, seems to be a grab at markets currently served by the likes of Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts.
Workers at more than 200 U.S. Starbucks locations walked off the job Thursday in what organizers said was the largest strike yet in the two-year-old effort to unionize the company's stores.
The company said Monday unionized workers won't be eligible for some of those perks, a sign of the continuing tension between the Seattle coffee giant and the union trying to organize its U.S. stores.
This week a federal judge in Manhattan allowed a case to move forward against Starbucks over claims its fruit-based drinks were lacking fruit.
Starbucks workers in cities including Chicago, Philadelphia and San Antonio plan to walk out or picket over coming days following worker accusations that the company is scaling back its LGBTQ support.
Jurors in federal court awarded $25.6 million to a former Starbucks regional manager who alleged that she and other white employees were unfairly punished after the arrests of two Black men in 2018.
Starbucks workers rallied at the company’s regional corporate office in Atlanta on Monday to hand over a list of demands for better working conditions at the coffee giant.
A hearing for the history books: The resolutely anti-union architect of the modern Starbucks faces the outspoken champion of the union movement in Congress.
Labor organizing surged last year. A Gallup survey found 71% of Americans approve of unions. Yet only 10% of workers belong to a union, as employers continue to fight back.
The bottles of Starbucks' vanilla Frappuccinos may contain pieces of glass, the Food and Drug Administration said.
Starbucks stores from coast to coast. An electric vehicle battery plant. The first Amazon warehouse in the U.S. All kinds of workplaces unionized in 2022, but winning elections is only the first step.
More than 1,000 baristas are planning to walk out, according to Starbucks Workers United. More than 264 of Starbucks' 9,000 company-run U.S. stores have voted to unionize since late last year.
Starbucks workers unionized at record speed. But workers are now filing fewer unionization petitions, one year on.
Hardcore Starbucks fans eagerly await the day the coffee company gives out limited-edition holiday cups. The union organizing Starbucks workers hope those same customers will help support their cause.