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Interview: Starbucks Workers in Astoria, Queens Join Unionization Push

Left Voice interviews two Starbucks workers who recently filed for a union at their store on Astoria Blvd in New York City. This is part of a wave of one hundred and forty stores in twenty six states petitioning for union elections. You can follow and support Astoria Starbucks workers on Twitter or Instagram at @astoriablvdsbx.

Left Voice

March 27, 2022

“Every Store Should Have a Union”: Minneapolis Starbucks Workers Fight to Unionize

Left Voice spoke with Zach and Ethan, workers at the Starbucks located at Cedar Ave and 47 St in Minneapolis, who are part of the attempt to add a new local in the national phenomenon to unionize Starbucks workplaces.

Left Voice

March 22, 2022

Starbucks Workers Strike Over Unfair Labor Practices

Denver Starbucks workers are fighting to unionize. The company has cut their hours, issued warnings, and spied on them.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

March 14, 2022

Starbucks Launches its Anti-Union Website: Here’s a Look

As Starbucks faces a growing drive across the country to unionize its stores, the bosses have launched an anti-union website aimed at misinforming workers about what’s at stake. This is part and parcel of the retaliation the corporation has been unleashing in city after city.

Scott Cooper

February 15, 2022

Starbucks Unionization Battle Continues to Gain Momentum

The Starbucks unionization wave continues as more workers fight to unionize.

Molly Rosenzweig

February 14, 2022

Two Stores and Counting: Starbucks Unionization Wave Picks Up

Following the unionization of one Starbucks store in Buffalo, NY, over half a dozen stores around the U.S. have filed with the National Labor Relations Board for elections of their own.

Rose Lemlich

January 11, 2022

Buffalo Starbucks Workers Strike over Unsafe Working Conditions

Workers at the recently-unionized Starbucks store in Buffalo, New York walked off the job last week, citing concerns over safety measures and staffing shortages. Against the backdrop of a ripple of Starbucks unionization drives in stores across the country and surging coronavirus cases, the Buffalo baristas’ collective action shows a path forward for workers to return to work on their own terms.

Madeleine Freeman

January 10, 2022

One Down, 8,952 Starbucks to Go: Buffalo Baristas Make Unionizing History

Starbucks workers at a store in Buffalo, New York voted in favor of a union today, making them the first Starbucks workers to unionize in the United States. Two other stores in Buffalo are in the process of counting their votes.

Left Voice

December 9, 2021

Historic Union Vote at Starbucks

Starbucks workers in Buffalo are taking a historic vote to form their first union at several stores in the area. The company, unsurprisingly, is doing everything it can to bust the union drive.

John Leslie

December 8, 2021