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 VoiceDecember 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 LeslieDecember 8, 2021
Starbucks Is No Trans Ally
The world's largest coffee chain has built an image as a pro-LGBTQ+ company. But it has failed to even prevent discrimination within its own stores.
Autumn RainJune 10, 2019
Starbucks Makes a “Mockiatto” of Fight against Systemic Racism
In a concerted effort to save its image as community-oriented, inclusive, and “woke,” Starbucks responds to the protests over the baseless arrest of Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson last month by implementing a nationwide “anti-bias” awareness training for all its employees today. The company’s stated goal is to begin a process of addressing the problem of racial discrimination in their stores.
Sonja KriegerMay 29, 2018