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Starbucks resumes bargaining amid fresh wave of unionized stores
World’s largest coffee chain agrees framework with Workers United as push to increase unionization continues apace

Michael Sainato

30, May, 2024 @10:00 AM

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Americans are drinking half the coffee they did in the 40s
It’s unclear what’s behind Starbucks’ recent shaky sales – but US coffee consumption declined for decades after a 1946 peak

Mona Chalabi

21, May, 2024 @1:30 PM

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‘We deserve more’: US workers’ share of the pie dwindles
Bureau of Labor Statistics releases latest estimate of how much labor receives of national income, showing bleak decline

Michael Sainato

06, May, 2024 @11:00 AM

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Trader Joe’s and Starbucks are helping Elon Musk undermine the US government | Steven Greenhouse
SpaceX is trying to kill a federal agency that accused it of labor violations. Ostensibly progressive brands have leaped to join in

Steven Greenhouse

17, Apr, 2024 @10:01 AM

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‘No way’: US labor watchdog refuses to bow to SpaceX, Amazon and Starbucks
The NLRB general counsel has accused US’s largest corporations of creating distractions to cover their law-breaking

Michael Sainato

10, Apr, 2024 @10:00 AM

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Starbucks paid £7.2m in UK corporation tax despite gross profit of £149m
‘Derisorily low’ tax bill again down to high royalty and licensing payments to parent company, say campaigners

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

05, Apr, 2024 @2:40 PM

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‘Huge breakthrough’ in Starbucks union talks – which other US firms will follow?
Coffee chain appears willing to come to the table, which could mean good news for Trader Joe’s, Amazon and REI workers

Steven Greenhouse

22, Mar, 2024 @11:00 AM

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Starbucks intolerant of lactose intolerance, $5m lawsuit alleges
Three Californians who can’t drink dairy say they pay extra fees for alternatives at coffee chain and claim violation of civil rights law

Lois Beckett in Los Angeles

21, Mar, 2024 @9:07 PM

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Major US corporations threaten to return labor to ‘law of the jungle’
Trader Joe’s and SpaceX are among businesses challenging the constitutionality of the National Labor Relations Board

Steven Greenhouse

10, Mar, 2024 @11:00 AM

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Twenty-five US universities face calls to cancel Starbucks contracts
Student organizers, faculty and workers protest against coffee company’s response to union organizing efforts

Michael Sainato

21, Feb, 2024 @12:00 PM

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California fast-food workers launch new union: ‘They have to listen to us’
Move builds on victory in late 2023 to boost pay of more than half a million workers in sector to $20 an hour

Michael Sainato

09, Feb, 2024 @5:00 PM

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‘Dark forces’: how US corporations turned to courts in fight against unions
Companies including Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Starbucks are using new legal playbook against unions, experts say

Michael Sainato

26, Jan, 2024 @11:00 AM

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