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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

Workers and Labor Groups Stand Up for Abortion Rights

Workers turned out for abortion rights across the country on a national day of action. We need a large, organized labor movement in support of the fight for reproductive justice.

Left Voice

May 14, 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

55,000 Los Angeles SEIU Workers Vote to Authorize Strike

Over 55,000 Los Angeles County workers, the membership of SEIU Local 721, have voted to strike. But this is just the beginning. Workers must make ambitious demands and continue to withhold their labor to keep the people of LA County safe. The labor movement must support and defend a strike.

Left Voice

May 6, 2022

May Day 2022: Unionize Every Workplace

This May Day, it's time to build a fighting labor movement.

Luigi Morris

May 1, 2022

Millions in Sri Lanka Hold General Strike amid Historic Economic Crisis

Millions of workers in Sri Lanka held a general strike on Thursday that crippled the island nation. They should extend it indefinitely, ensuring that the working class doesn’t pay a cent for the country’s economic crisis.

Sou Mi

April 29, 2022

LGBTQ+ Starbucks Workers Fight for Unions — and against All Discrimination

A new precarious generation is pushing for unions and labor rights, putting up a collective fight against all the inequalities that capitalism sustains. LGBTQ+ people have been an integral part of this process.

Pablo Herón

April 22, 2022

‘Add Personal Story Here’: Starbucks Anti-Union One-on-Ones Fall Flat

A Starbucks Workers United member and shift supervisor describes how baristas are refusing to fall for the company's union-busting tactics.

Sara Mughal

April 22, 2022