On the Tuesday, May 2 edition of Georgia Today: Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill creating Georgia's own state-run health insurance marketplace; Atlanta Starbucks employees demand better working conditions; And a new program to raise awareness of autism is launching on MARTA.
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.
Starbucks workers unionized at record speed. But workers are now filing fewer unionization petitions, one year on.
The National Labor Relations Board is asking a court to reinstate seven Starbucks workers in Buffalo, N.Y. who were allegedly fired illegally because they were involved in union organizing.
On an investor call, Starbucks interim CEO Howard Schultz said the company was investing $1 billion to raise wages, enhance benefits and modernize stores. But unionized stores won't get some of that.