2 California Starbucks stores votes to unionize, first in state

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 … Read more

For the Starbucks Union Campaign, a battle of contusion contracts has just begun

The organizing campaign at Starbucks has managed to unify nearly 20 of the U.S. coffee chain stores so far, a historic breakthrough for the labor movement. But the union effort is now in the early stages of an even heavier elevator: negotiation of a first contract. Starbucks has every incentive not to offer workers a … Read more

For the Starbucks Union Campaign, a battle of contusion contracts has just begun

The organizing campaign at Starbucks has managed to unify nearly 20 of the U.S. coffee chain stores so far, a historic breakthrough for the labor movement. But the union effort is now in the early stages of an even heavier elevator: negotiation of a first contract. Starbucks has every incentive not to offer workers a … Read more

Amazon Union Vote Becomes Flashpoint In Staten Island Congress Race

When workers at an Amazon compliance center in Staten Island, New York, were officially unionized on April 1, election policy was not the first thing on anyone’s mind. Observers across the country have hailed the result of union elections at the JFK8 facility as a historic victory for the labor movement, not least because it … Read more