More than 2,000 Starbucks workers from over 100 stores across the country participated in Thursday’s strike.
Around 200 Southwest flight attendants and supporters picketed outside Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport last month to demand better working conditions.
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.
After bottoming out at 4% in 2017, labor union membership in Arizona has been slowly rising, but it is still well behind levels of previous years.
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.
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.
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.
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