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Major rally planned in Courthouse to support of unionized Starbucks employees
December 8, 2022 // A major rally is being planned for later this week in front of the county government headquarters, in a show of solidarity with recently-unionized Starbucks employees. The president of the AFL-CIO and Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) are both expected to attend, among others. The rally is one of ten across the county, organized as part of a National Day of Action by Starbucks Workers United. It’s set for this Friday, Dec. 9, at 5 p.m. outside of the Bozman Government Center at 2100 Clarendon Blvd.
Where Six Louisville Unionization Efforts Stand
November 17, 2022 // While there has been a boom in unionization efforts in Louisville, there has also been, for the most part, pushback from employers, who have largely demanded employees vote rather than voluntarily recognize unions.
Starbucks: Unionization petitions experience slowdown amid nationwide negotiations
November 4, 2022 // Yahoo Finance Live assesses the slowing rate of Starbucks store employees filing for unionization in late 2022 while store representatives continue bargaining with employees across the country. The number in the month of August was the smallest to date under this unionization push, just 8. And they have suffered 50 losses that have gone largely unreported.
Starbucks says union broke rules by recording talks in 5 places
October 28, 2022 // The NLRB prohibits recordings or transcripts of contract negotiations and has previously argued against recording bargaining sessions
Kaleida Health workers to vote on giving union strike authority
August 31, 2022 // Voting is scheduled for Sept. 13-15 by 6,300 Kaleida Health workers seeking a swift resolution to negotiations that have gone on for more than five months. The unions conducted Informational picketing earlier this month. Affected workers include registered nurses, nurse practitioners, dietary workers, patient care assistants, professionals, technicians, service and maintenance workers and clerical workers. Kaleida Health has more than 10,000 employees, according to an Aug. 23 union news release.
12 nursing homes in Western New York plan for 1-day strike
July 5, 2022 // The largest health care workers union, 1199 SEIU, will hold one-day strikes all across Western New York later this month to demand higher wages. Autumn View Health Care Facility, Buffalo Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing, Elderwood at Lockport, Elderwood at Williamsville,Ellicott Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing, Fiddler’s Green Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Garden Gate Health Care Facility, Gowanda Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Humboldt House Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Newfane Rehabilitation & Health Center, North Gate Health Care Facility, Seneca Health Care Center, Grace Bogdanove, April Stonebraker,
Starbucks head of North America business leaving company
June 20, 2022 // Rossann Williams, John Culver, Sara Trilling,
UNIONS MAKE NEW INROADS INTO CHAINS
June 2, 2022 // Workers at more than 100 Starbucks units have now voted to organize, and employees of other coffee chains have taken steps to do likewise.
Labor Board Seeks Unionization at Starbucks Where Union Lost Election
May 23, 2022 // The National Labor Relations Board is seeking to order Starbucks to recognize a union at a Buffalo-area store where the union lost an initial vote last year.
Amazon, Starbucks, and beyond? Young workers fuel union drives.
May 19, 2022 // Much of the energy behind these moves is coming from the newest entrants to the labor force: workers in their late 20s at the tail end of the millennial generation, such as Ms. Ross and Ms. Hyatt, and their successors, Generation Z, born between 1997 and 2012, who are beginning to land their first jobs. Many exude an organizing zeal not seen in decades.