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.
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.
The PRO Act would affect Starbucks employees’ struggles with the company’s alleged union-busting efforts.
Arizona’s Sinema and Kelly are two of just three Democrat senators who haven’t cosponsored the labor rights legislation.
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