Starbucks workers in New York are organizing to form first US union

The company has vigorously opposed unions in the past and says its ‘partners’ in Buffalo don’t need one now

Fifty Starbucks workers in New York are trying to form a union, which would be the first in the US for the coffee chain if successful.

Last week, the group of workers in the Buffalo area publicly announced their union organizing drive and the formation of their organizing committee, Starbucks Workers United, in a letter to the Starbucks CEO, Kevin Johnson.

None of the more than 8,000 Starbucks locations in the US are unionized.

See the full article on The Guardian.

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