House Democrats Blast Starbucks For ‘Union-Busting, Intimidation And Retaliation’

A group of House Democrats sent a scathing letter to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on Friday, accusing the coffee chain of wielding its workplace benefits as a cudgel against unionizing baristas. “We are closely monitoring Starbucks’ broad strategy of union-busting, intimidation, and retaliation against employees,” they wrote in the letter, which is posted below. Illinois […]

Americans Are Liking Unions More And More, New Poll Shows

Americans have taken an increasingly positive view of labor unions over the past decade, with 71% now saying they approve of them in a new Gallup poll. That’s the highest favorability rating Gallup has seen for organized labor since 1965. The affirmative view of unions comes amid a burst of workplace organizing at previously non-union […]