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06 Mar
Starbucks employees on why they’re unionizing – The

More than 100 locations have filed for union recognition in over 20 states since the campaign started in Buffalo last fall.

Read the full article at: www.washingtonpost.com

02 Mar
Stop & Shop, union representing 35,000 workers, reach labor deal – masslive.com

The last contract was reached only after an 11-day strike that cost the company $110 million.

Read the full article at: www.masslive.com

01 Mar
Talking Union at Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)

The outdoors equipment company says it believes “in putting purpose before profits.” So why is the CEO trying to keep employees from joining a union?

Read the full article at: www.thenation.com

26 Feb
SEIU drops its front in unionizing Starbucks

One of the nation’s most powerful labor forces is no longer hiding its role in organizing the chain.

Read the full article at: restaurantbusinessonline.com

26 Feb
Ricardo Torres on LinkedIn: Starbucks restaurant in Mesa, Arizona votes to unionize

This is a big story. Baristas at Starbucks in Mesa Arizona vote 25-3 in favor of unionizing.

Read the full article at: www.linkedin.com

23 Feb
SEIU drops its front in unionizing Starbucks

One of the nation’s most powerful labor forces is no longer hiding its role in organizing the chain.

Read the full article at: restaurantbusinessonline.com

17 Feb
Sappi union workers rally amid contract negotiations with company – CentralMaine.com

Members of United Steelworkers Local 9 gathered along Route 201 in Skowhegan on Tuesday to make a more visible pitch for higher wages and better benefits.

Read the full article at: www.centralmaine.com

17 Feb
Labor Unions Collected $37 Million in COVID Relief They Were Ineligible To Receive

The Paycheck Protection Program launched in March 2020 to provide relief to small businesses and charities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But 226 labor unions that were ineligible for the program received $36.7 million in forgivable loans, according to a report provided exclusively to the Washington Free Beacon.

Read the full article at: freebeacon.com

14 Feb
Why Starbucks Stores Are Unionizing 

Workers at more than 60 Starbucks locations have petitioned to unionize — and momentum is growing

Read the full article at: www.eater.com

11 Feb
Amazonians United Is the Other Face of the Amazon Labor Movement

At Amazon, big organizing campaigns by established unions — like the one in Bessemer, Alabama, this year — are only the most visible face of labor organizing. The other is Amazonians United, a militant shop-floor group with a presence around the country.

Read the full article at: jacobinmag.com

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