Stories tagged: "union"


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.

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.

woman looking at laptop screen with phone in hand
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.

line of people holding signs related to PRO Act rally
How the PRO Act Would Change Arizona’s Right-to-Work Status

Arizona’s Sinema and Kelly are two of just three Democrat senators who haven’t cosponsored the labor rights legislation.