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Starbucks Union Organizing: 100 stores say YES; a Few (thousand) More To Go

From the blog, Naked Capitalism:

Organizers Herald 100th Win as Starbucks Unionization Wave Continues

Posted on May 30, 2022 by Jerri-Lynn Scofield
Nice to see that the Starbucks unionization wave continues. At the moment . . . there’s precious little good news to report. That workers are organizing`is one of the few positive developments. May the Starbucks wave continue, and spread to other parts of the economy. Maybe to Amazon? And perhaps beyond.

By Andrea Germanos. Originally published at Common Dreams

The tally of unionized Starbucks locations is continuing to swell, with the latest additions coming after pro-unionization votes late last week in Seattle and Birmingham, Alabama.

The coffee giant’s CEO “Howard Schultz and Starbucks are getting creamed in union vote after union vote,” labor journalist Steven Greenhouse tweeted Saturday, May 29. Continue reading Starbucks Union Organizing: 100 stores say YES; a Few (thousand) More To Go