Tuesday, May 24, 2022

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‘Let the floodgates open’: Starbucks union scores first wins in California

"This is a major victory," said Rep. Ro Khanna, a California Democrat. "It's time for Starbucks to pay fair wages and treat every worker with dignity and respect."

How young workers are unionizing Starbucks

Starbucks Workers United is racking up victorious union votes in one branch after another of the iconic American coffee chain. A young California-based worker-organizer explains why this organizing campaign is different.

Leaked video reveals Starbucks CEO urged managers to ramp up union-busting...

"Starbucks is getting desperate as it loses this war in battle after battle," said the baristas' union, "because we—the Starbucks partners—continue to organize and fight for a real voice within the company."

What’s going on in Buffalo these days can be inspiring—and plenty...

Starbucks workers in Buffalo have delivered America’s oligarchs an unexpectedly solid blow.

Amazon, Starbucks and the sparking of a new American union movement

Media interest in the campaigns at Starbucks and Amazon suggests the American public may finally be paying attention.

Might Starbucks soon start sharing the bucks?

Baristas in Buffalo are mounting the coffee giant’s most significant union challenge yet.

Fully recyclable paper cups? They exist, but you won’t find them...

Starbucks has made several pledges to produce recyclable cups dating back to 2008—but its cups are still unable to be recycled economically.

Slave labor found at Starbucks-certified Brazil coffee plantation

Investigators have found that laborers on the farm’s coffee plantations were working under degrading conditions and living in substandard housing without sewerage or drinking water.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 9, 2018

Trump freezes Obamacare payment program, Starbucks says goodbye to plastic straws, Colorado schools are arming teachers with no state oversight, and more.

Starbucks urged to cut ties with Hong Kong chain that still...

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FDA denies petitions to ban phthlates in food packaging

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