A New York Starbucks abruptly closed – was it retaliation for a union drive? - News Summed Up

A New York Starbucks abruptly closed – was it retaliation for a union drive?


Starbucks workers have driven an unprecedented wave of union organizing victories, in the face of fierce opposition from the company. Pro-union fliers were removed from anywhere in the store, workers were denied time off requests during school breaks. Hardin said union organizing became a topic of discussion in her store in late December in the wake of the first Starbucks corporate store union win in Buffalo. Her store’s union campaign went public on Martin Luther King Day in January. In March, the Memphis area was hit with an ice storm that knocked out power for much of the area, including the Starbucks store.


Source: The Guardian July 04, 2022 18:23 UTC



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