Starbucks Workers Strike Ahead Of Shareholder Meeting

ARLINGTON, Va. ― Sam Dukore had some unfortunate news for the regulars at his Starbucks store in Arlington, Virginia, on Wednesday. The company’s union-busting had prompted workers to go on strike and shut down the store for the day, Dukore told them. “Sorry, Curtis!” he shouted to a customer headed for the locked doors. The […]

Howard Schultz Is In More Hot Water Over Starbucks Union-Busting Allegations

Federal labor officials filed yet another complaint against Starbucks and CEO Howard Schultz on Thursday, accusing the coffee chain’s co-founder of breaking the law through “collaboration sessions” he held with baristas. A Seattle-based regional director for the National Labor Relations Board said in the complaint that the sessions held by Schultz and other high-level Starbucks […]

More Strikes Are Happening As Workers Wield Their Leverage

display_1] As two new data sets suggest, workers who took advantage of a tight labor market and pressured employers to improve wages and working conditions have staged an increasing number of strikes over the past year. Figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released Wednesday show that he has joined nearly 121,000 workers in […]

Medieval Times Scrambles To Fly In Knights From Other Castles Amid Strike

[Display_1]   Unionists at Medieval Times Castle in Buena Park, California, launched a surprise strike against his employer last Saturday afternoon, just before his second performance of the day. The dinner theater chain managed to put on a show, but there was serious disruption as workers headed for his picket line. According to his four […]

Company Employed At Least 102 Kids In U.S. Meatpacking Plants, Investigators Find

The Labor Department said Friday that investigators found Packers Sanitation Services Inc. had employed more than 100 minors at meat processing facilities where they were cleaning dangerous industrial equipment using hazardous chemicals. The investigation revealed that minors had worked at 13 facilities across eight states. Officials said they found at least three children had been […]

Starbucks Busted For Illegal Union Busting

Starbucks broke the law by firing two union leaders, making illegal threats and surveilling baristas who agitated for better working conditions in Philadelphia, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Monday. The three-member panel’s decision affirms a judge’s findings in 2021 that the coffee chain violated employees’ rights repeatedly in late 2019 and early 2020, when […]

Judge Rules That Amazon’s Anti-Union Consultant Broke The Law

A judge at the National Labor Relations Board issued a decision Monday in a case where workers accused Amazon of illegally suppressing a union campaign in Staten Island, New York ― finding that the online retail giant violated the law on three occasions as it tried to persuade workers not to unionize during 2021 and […]