Medieval Times Union Says Company Brought In Scab Knights From A Faraway Land

A pair of Medieval Times knights from the company’s Toronto castle were headed to Southern California earlier this week when their inter-kingdom travel apparently hit a snag. The two knights and a third Medieval Times worker were turned away by the Department of Homeland Security because they lacked visas to work in the U.S., according […]

A Union Campaign Is Picking Up Steam At This National Outdoor Retailer

Workers at an REI store near Cleveland voted 27-12 in favor of unionizing on Friday, adding more fuel to a labor organizing campaign at the national outdoor retailer. The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union said it prevailed in the vote following a tally by the National Labor Relations Board. The company has a week […]

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 […]

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 […]