Stories tagged: "labor union"


Duncan Hasman (middle) and other members of the BASIS Tucson North union's organizing committee. (Photo courtesy of Duncan Hasman)
This Tucson Teacher Was Frustrated With His School’s Leadership—So He Started a Union

Teachers from BASIS North Tucson voted 34-17 last month to become the first unionized charter school in Arizona. 

WASHINGTON - MARCH 29: Starbucks workers union advocates wears union shirts at the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on No Company is Above the Law: The Need to End Illegal Union Busting at Starbucks in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Wednesday, March 29, 2023. (Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
Gilbert Starbucks Becomes 7th Store in Arizona to Unionize 

The Starbucks store at McQueen and Guadalupe roads in Gilbert voted 17-2 to win their union election, according to Starbucks Workers United. 

Starbucks workers pose for a photo during a rally with the AFL-CIO and NFL Players Association on Feb. 11 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Jessica Swarner)
NFL Players Union President Calls Starbucks Labor Movement ‘Critical’ at Avondale Rally

Members of the NFL Players Union and the AFL-CIO joined Starbucks workers on Feb. 11 to show worker solidarity before the Super Bowl in Glendale. 

Starbucks workers in Litchfield Park celebrate filing their union petition on Jan. 27, 2023. (Photo by Jessica Swarner)
Litchfield Park Starbucks Files Petition to Unionize 

A Starbucks in Litchfield Park could be the sixth store in Arizona to unionize with Starbucks Workers United. 

American Airlines flight attendants picket at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Jan. 24, 2023. (Photo by Jessica Swarner)
American Airlines Flight Attendants Picket at Phoenix Sky Harbor

American Airlines flight attendants picketed outside Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Jan. 24 to call on the company to improve working conditions. 

Baristas Natasha Mbazumutima and Cassidy Elliott pose in front of the Starbucks at 107th Avenue and Indian School Road in Avondale on Nov. 17, 2022. (Photo by Jessica Swarner)
Avondale, Mesa Starbucks Go on Strike for Red Cup Day

More than 2,000 Starbucks workers from over 100 stores across the country participated in Thursday’s strike. 

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.