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
Fired Starbucks Workers Bring their Fight Directly to the CEO
Despite being illegally terminated, Starbucks workers from Memphis, Tennessee and other cities across the country are fighting to unionize and win back their jobs.
James Dennis HoffApril 30, 2022
Astor Place Starbucks in New York City Votes to Unionize
A Starbucks on Astor Place in New York City has formally joined Starbucks Workers United, the 41st U.S. store to do so. In a 11-2 vote, this blowout victory was the second in the city, with more locations filing every day for union elections.
Kimberly AnnApril 29, 2022
Social Justice Unionism: How ‘Generation U’ Is Building Class Solidarity
Workers are increasingly seeing the connections between their own oppressed identities and their role as exploited members of the working class. Social justice will be won only through this unified force.
Sybil DavisApril 29, 2022