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Labor Is on the Offensive

Todd E. Vachon Barron's
Aided by a historically tight labor market and a supportive president and National Labor Relations Board, unionized workers have been able to use their newfound leverage to win demands that forward their agenda.

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How Zoomers Organized the First Chipotle Union

Jonah Furman Labor Notes
Of all the employers that have seen union drives over the past year, Chipotle—with 100,000 employees across 3,000 stores, and long-term plans to double its footprint in North America—is the most similar to Starbucks.

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Starbucks To Rehire Seven Unlawfully Fired Workers

Office of Public Affairs, NLRB National Labor Relations Board
NLRB Region-15 Wins Injunction Requiring Starbucks to Rehire Seven Unlawfully Fired Workers, Post the Court’s Order, and Cease and Desist from Unlawful Activities

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Why Are Baristas Leading the Labor Movement?

How did coffee shop workers become the vanguard of the labor movement? We spoke to the workers who organized the first unionized coffeeshop in Massachusetts. This is the story behind the Boston coffeeshop union revolution.

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