Stories tagged: "labor union"


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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.

How Passing the PRO Act Would Change Arizona Starbucks’ Union Efforts

The PRO Act would affect Starbucks employees’ struggles with the company’s alleged union-busting efforts. 

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2 More Valley Starbucks Stores Vote to Unionize

Employees at the Starbucks locations on Seventh Street and Bell Road in Phoenix and 107th Avenue and Indian School Road in Avondale voted in favor of unionizing.

Michelle Eisen, a barista at the Buffalo, NY, Elmwood Starbucks location, the first Starbuck location to unionize, helps out the local Starbucks Workers United, employees of a local Starbucks, as they gather at a local union hall to cast votes to unionize or not, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Federal Officials Say Starbucks Engaged in Unfair Labor Practices in Phoenix

Federal labor officials have asked a judge to force Starbucks Corp. to reinstate three union activists at its Phoenix location.

(Photo by Jessica Swarner)
A Phoenix Starbucks Worker Pushed for a Union. Then She Was Fired.

Laila Dalton, a shift supervisor who was working to unionize the location at Scottsdale Road and Mayo Boulevard, was fired the day before union election ballots were sent out.

Michelle Eisen, fourth from right, a barista at the Buffalo, NY, Elmwood Starbucks location, the first Starbuck location to unionize, announces to the local Starbucks Workers United, employees of a local Starbucks, who were gathered at a local union hall to cast votes to unionize or not, a delay in the vote, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022, in Mesa, Ariz. The NLRB delayed the vote due to an appeal by Starbucks. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Two Arizona Starbucks Are on the Path to Unionize

The nationwide wave of support for labor unions has hit 70 Starbucks stores in 21 states, including locations in Mesa and Phoenix.

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National Labor Relations Board Launches Spanish-Language Website

The site provides a place for Spanish-speaking workers to file unfair practice charges and petitions for union elections in their native language.