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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 Voice

June 17, 2022

NYC Event: A Labor Movement Brews Internationally

Join us for a conversation with Antonio Páez, president of the Starbucks Union in Chile, and other unionists on why we need fighting unions.

Left Voice

June 16, 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 Rosenzweig

June 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.

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 Ginestá

May 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 Voice

May 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 Voice

May 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 Voice

May 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 Voice

May 4, 2022