The program helped nearly 350 people find apprenticeships in fiscal year 2022 and is expected to help 3,000 people find apprenticeships through 2026.
Circle K, headquartered in Tempe, has agreed to pay $8 million to resolve disability, pregnancy, and retaliation discrimination charges.
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.
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.
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.
Tempe-based used-car seller Carvana laid off 2,500 employees, about 12% of its workforce, in May.
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