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    Heine Brothers workers building support for union despite ‘fear mongering’

    June 7, 2022 // Both Lindsey and Bone are hopeful that unionizing will result in higher pay, better working conditions, and a more democratic workplace. But they’re also hoping to be part of a shift in society that is seeing service workers command more power in the workplace. Gardiner Lane Heine Brothers, Sabrina Lindsey, Aaron Bone, @HBWorkersUnion, respect, break room, democratic workplace, LGBT-friendly,

    2 Rochester Starbucks vote to unionize

    April 7, 2022 // Two Rochester Starbucks locations voted to unionize Thursday, the latest in a growing unionization movement within the company which began in Buffalo. The locations on Mount Hope Boulevard and Monroe Avenue joined Starbucks Workers United Thursday.

    US unions see unusually promising moment amid wave of victories

    March 16, 2022 // Gebre said the nation’s unions should send far more organizers and money to back the union drives at Starbucks and Amazon. “The rest of the labor movement should be willing to lend a hand,” even if they don’t get any of the members, said Gebre, who was recently named Greenpeace’s chief program officer. “That’s what solidarity means.”

    Great Lakes Coffee workers in Detroit go on strike, demand better pay and working conditions

    February 17, 2022 // “It is not OK how hard we have to work for the little amount we get paid when we know damn well that when we come to Great Lakes they are doing just fine,” Santiago-Romero said during the rally. “We need to make sure that we get a piece of the pie.”