starbucks

The Union-Busting Crime Wave at Starbucks and Amazon Is Getting Worse

The Union-Busting Crime Wave at Starbucks and Amazon Is Getting Worse

The two highest-profile union drives in the United States are currently weathering an onslaught of union-busting, some of it illegal. Starbucks has been retaliating against union organizers at stores across the country, firing workers and otherwise working to isolate, demoralize, and defeat the baristas who are dead set on unionizing the company’s 8,900 US corporate-owned …

The Union-Busting Crime Wave at Starbucks and Amazon Is Getting Worse Read More »

A Union Blitzed Starbucks. At Amazon, It’s a Slog.

A Union Blitzed Starbucks. At Amazon, It’s a Slog.

Roughly six weeks after successful union votes at two Buffalo-area Starbucks stores in December, workers had filed paperwork to hold union elections in at least 20 other Starbucks locations nationwide. By contrast, since the Amazon Labor Union’s victory last month in a vote at a huge warehouse on Staten Island, workers at just one other …

A Union Blitzed Starbucks. At Amazon, It’s a Slog. Read More »

2 Santa Cruz Starbucks stores vote to unionize, first in California

2 Santa Cruz Starbucks stores vote to unionize, first in California

Two Starbucks stores in Santa Cruz, California, voted to unionize, becoming the first two Starbucks store in California to do so. A third Santa Cruz store will vote to unionize in June. | Video Player | Santa Cruz Starbucks unionization push follows national trend of increased union approvalBy a vote of 15 to two the …

2 Santa Cruz Starbucks stores vote to unionize, first in California Read More »

Actor James Cromwell talks Starbucks ‘glue-in’ and public activism

Actor James Cromwell talks Starbucks ‘glue-in’ and public activism

Placeholder while article actions load Actor James Cromwell superglued his hand to a Starbucks counter in Midtown Manhattan on Tuesday. He, along with several members of PETA — where he serves as an honorary director — was protesting the chain’s policy of adding a surcharge for nondairy milk in its coffee creations. PETA live-streamed the …

Actor James Cromwell talks Starbucks ‘glue-in’ and public activism Read More »