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.
More than 300 Starbucks stores have held union elections in less than a year, a remarkable feat. But now workers blame "scorched-earth" union busting by Starbucks for a slowdown in the momentum.
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The first Starbucks union was formed in Buffalo, N.Y. a year ago, launching what has since become a nationwide organizing campaign
A barista-led labor movement has dealt challenges to coffee shop owners, and not just Howard Schultz. In Milwaukee, two independently owned cafés faced union drives with two very different outcomes.
Baristas at Starbucks as well as independently owned coffeehouses have driven a surge in union organizing. They see their activism as benefiting not just themselves, but working people broadly.
The decision to close the store on College Avenue has left workers with less than a week's notice and resulted in them calling for a boycott of other Starbucks stores around the city.
A federal judge in Arizona ruled that Starbucks did not have to reinstate or give accommodations to three employees who claim they were retaliated against for organizing a union.
Employees at a Trader Joe's in Hadley, Mass., have filed to hold a union election. If the vote is successful, it will create the first union in the nationwide chain.
Starbucks gave the employees at the College Ave. location in Ithaca, N.Y., a one-week notice of the closure, the union says, with the store slated to permanently close on June 10.
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The coffee chain joins McDonald's in taking its brand out of the country. Starbucks had temporarily paused operations in March.
Actor and activist James Cromwell glued his hand to a midtown Manhattan Starbucks counter on Tuesday to protest the coffee chain's extra charge for plant-based milk.
Starbucks workers have driven a surge in union election petitions filed with the National Labor Relations Board. Unionizing has also picked up at colleges, non-profits and pot dispensaries.