Stories tagged: "labor rights"


6 Influential Women Who Helped Shaped Arizona History

From breaking glass ceilings to championing for the rights of marginalized communities, these women’s stories are worth sharing.

Flight attendants picketing at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Sept. 27, 2022. (Photo by Jessica Swarner)
Southwest Flight Attendants Demand Boarding Pay, Safe Places to Rest, and More

Around 200 Southwest flight attendants and supporters picketed outside Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport last month to demand better working conditions. 

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From Buffalo to Arizona: A Starbucks Union Leader Reflects on the Movement

Former Starbucks union leader Bill Whitmire answered questions about his time with the company at a fundraiser for employees who were retaliated against while organizing.

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How a Tech Worker Is Making Union Membership Easier Than Ever 

We spoke with Scott Heric of Unionly about the intersection of technology and unions, as well as what he has learned in his time working in this space. 

Ralliers outside of a Starbucks at Scottsdale Road and Mayo Boulevard in Phoenix on April 5, 2022. (Photo by Jessica Swarner)
NLRB Dismisses Starbucks Charge Against Phoenix Union Organizers

The charge was one of two that Starbucks has filed against Workers United since the union began organizing late last year. More than 200 Starbucks locations have unionized since December.

6 Influential Women Who Shaped Arizona History

From breaking glass ceilings to championing for the rights of marginalized communities, these women’s stories are worth sharing.

four people posing in front of the US district courthouse in Phoenix
Judge Denies Request to Reinstate Phoenix Starbucks Workers 

The three workers involved were all leaders in union efforts at a Phoenix Starbucks, and claim the company took action against them for their organizing efforts.