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Victory! – Starbucks Stops Opposing Its Baristas’ Union

Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
In a historic breakthrough, Starbucks and its workers announce they’ve come together. In a joint announcement Starbucks and Workers United agreed “to begin discussions on a foundational framework designed to achieve…collective bargaining agreements.”


Amid Union-Busting, Starbucks Workers Just Keep Organizing

Since 2021, 483 Starbucks stores in 46 states that have filed to unionize; of those, 385 stores in 43 states have won union elections, a nearly 80% win rate. The company continues to fight with illegal and stall tactics but workers keep organizing.


2023: A Year-in-Review

Working In These Times Working in These Times
Illustration of workers on leaning out of train doors with raised fists. 2023 was an explosive year for worker organizing. A decades-in-the-making reform victory at the UAW paved the way for historic contract victories at the Big Three automakers. LA teachers and service workers united around shared community demands.


Starbucks Ordered To Reopen 23 Stores

Julia Conley Common Dreams
"This complaint is the latest confirmation of Starbucks' determination to illegally oppose workers' organizing," said one unionized employee.
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