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Will Starbucks’ Union-Busting Stifle a Union Rebirth in the US?

Steven Greenhouse Guardian
Since workers at a Buffalo Starbucks started the first successful campaign to form a union at a company-run store, experts say the chain’s aggressive union-busting is shining a harsh light on the shortcomings of the National Labor Relations Act.

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Union Organizing Efforts Rise in First Half of Year

David Harrison and Heather Haddon The Wall Street Journal
The union push comes as public opinion about organized labor is the most positive in decades. A Gallup poll last year found that 68% of Americans approve of unions, the highest share since 1965.

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Biden Labor Task Force Aims at Federal Purchasing, Agency Moves

Ben Penn Bloomberg Law
A task force is exploring how to boost union organizing and clout. Talks have included leveraging federal purchasing to steer agency contracts to companies with unionized labor or that otherwise promote workers’ rights.
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