‘We are the First Starbucks Union in Latin America’: Chilean Starbucks Workers Speak
Antonio Paez and Deborath Jofre, President and Secretary of the Starbucks Union in Chile, attended the Labor Notes Conference in Chicago. Here is their speech at the “Workers of the world, unite! Unions abroad take on Amazon, Starbucks, GM, and Google” panel.
Antonio PaezJune 28, 2022
Labor Notes 2022: Which Way Forward for the Movement?
Thousands of labor activists and unionists from across the country, including several members of Left Voice, are gathering this weekend in Chicago to discuss the future of the labor movement. How can we make the most of the current wave of unionization in order to build a multi-racial working class fightback?
Left VoiceJune 17, 2022
Starbucks Managers Threaten Trans Workers During Pride Month
In Starbucks’ latest union-busting attempt, managers at multiple locations have threatened trans workers with loss of trans-inclusive health benefits. Workers’ benefits will never be safe if they are kept in the hands of bosses.
Molly RosenzweigJune 14, 2022
The Kids Are Alright: Meet the 17 Year Olds That Want to Unionize Starbucks
They haven't finished high school yet, but they are already fighting to organize the first union at Starbucks in the San Francisco Bay Area. Driven by the unionization wave sweeping the country, two 17-year-olds are organizing with their coworkers through a chat called "Union Babes" and fighting the company's union-busting campaigns.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaMay 23, 2022
El Paso Starbucks Workers Are Organizing in the Face of Relentless Union Busting
Starbucks’s preemptive union-busting tactics in El Paso, Texas, have backfired and inspired workers at the Fountains to unionize.
Paul GinestáMay 20, 2022
Starbucks Fires Worker and Union Organizer in New Orleans
Left Voice interviewed Billie Nyx, a Starbucks worker and union activist fired at the store located on Maple Street in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Left VoiceMay 20, 2022
Oregon Starbucks Workers Go on Strike against Union Busting
Starbucks workers in Eugene, Oregon have gone on strike against union busting and the unlawful firing of three union organizers.
Left VoiceMay 17, 2022
Buffalo Starbucks Workers Strike against Unfair Labor Practices
Starbucks workers in Buffalo, New York went on strike to call out the company’s union busting tactics. Let’s make this happen at every Starbucks in the country.
Left VoiceMay 6, 2022
‘We’ve Been Driven to the Point of Desperation’: A Trans Starbucks Worker on the Unionization Wave
Left Voice speaks to a trans Starbucks worker about what having a union would mean to her.
Left VoiceMay 4, 2022