Stories tagged: "working class"


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Phoenix Sky Harbor Workers File Complaint, Vote to Strike Over Dangerous Working Conditions and Low Wages

Two groups of airport workers are speaking out about what they say are dangerous working conditions and low wages at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Great Neck, N.Y.: A woman holds up a sign as she joins other protestors in a rally against what they perceive to be union busting tactics, outside a Starbucks in Great Neck, New York,  demanding the reinstatement of a former employee on August 15, 2022. (Photo by Thomas A. Ferrara/Newsday RM via Getty Images)
Workers at Another Gilbert Starbucks Vote to Unionize for Better Conditions

Another Starbucks in Gilbert has voted to unionize, joining 7 others in Arizona.

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This Arizona Veterinarian Supports the Biden Administration’s Efforts to Ban Noncompete Clauses

Arizona veterinarian Anna George supports the FTC's proposal to ban noncompete clauses to protect the wellbeing of workers.

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. 

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First Lady Jill Biden Visits Mesa Community College to Talk College, Jobs

First Lady Jill Biden stopped in Mesa to vocalize again her support for Mesa College Promise, a public-private partnership that promises free college to eligible high school graduates.

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.