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25 May
Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Co. in Midtown Detroit closes permanently

The once-popular coffee shop in Midtown has been closed since January, after numerous workers caught COVID-19.

Read the full article at: www.freep.com

21 May
Starbucks’ Union-Busting Was So Bad It Should Be Forced To Bargain: Labor Officials | HuffPost Impact

A regional director with the labor board says Starbucks broke so many laws that it irreparably tainted the union election process in western New York.

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18 May
Unionization Is Starting to Spread Across the Retail Sector

Inspired by the recent wave of union campaigns at Starbucks and Amazon, retail workers at major chains like Target are launching new organizing drives across the United States.

Read the full article at: jacobinmag.com

18 May
New York files discrimination complaint against Amazon

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a complaint on Wednesday against Amazon, alleging that the e-commerce giant has failed to provide reasonable accommodations to warehouse workers who are pregnant or with disabilities under state human rights law.

Read the full article at: www.cnn.com

17 May
Union Representation Petitions Are Up 57 Percent, but That’s Not All! | Robinson+Cole Manufacturing Law Blog – JDSupra

Americans view labor unions more favorably than they have in decades, and the recent shift in support seems to be yielding results. The private sector unionization rate was jus

Read the full article at: www.jdsupra.com

09 May
Summary of NLRB Decisions for Week of April 25 – 29, 2022 | National Labor Relations Board

The Summary of NLRB Decisions is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute for the opinions of the NLRB.  Inquiries should be directed to the Office of the Executive Secretary at 202‑273‑1940.

Summarized Board Decisions

CenTrio Energy South LLC  (15-RC-280545; 371 NLRB No. 94)  New Orleans, LA, April 28, 2022.

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09 May
National Labor Relations Board finds ‘merit’ with Amazon anti-union complaint

The Amazon warehouse in Staten Island held the first successful organizing effort in the company’s history.

Read the full article at: www.foxbusiness.com

09 May
Why is there a union boom?

Employees from companies ranging from airlines to retail and tech are unionizing more than ever before.

Read the full article at: www.cnbc.com

09 May
Amazon Anti-Union NYC Meetings Deemed Illegal by NLRB – Bloomberg

U.S. labor board prosecutors have determined that anti-union meetings held by Amazon.com Inc. in Staten Island, New York, violated federal law, according to an agency spokesperson.

Read the full article at: www.bloomberg.com

05 May
VP Harris to meet with Amazon Labor Union and other grassroots organizers

Vice President Kamala Harris and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh will meet with union leaders Thursday including Christian Smalls, the former Amazon employee who helped successfully organize workers at an Amazon facility in Staten Island.

Read the full article at: www.cnn.com

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