Posts tagged Larry Margulies
The push to unionize Philly’s food scene
May 9, 2022 // Workers used both carrot and stick to give employers an incentive to join the union. They applied pressure with “sip-ins,” in which pro-union customers would monopolize tables while lingering over coffee. The union oversaw training and discipline for its members, and also encouraged forming restaurant associations to defray costs for small business owners.
Coffee shop staff move to form unions, progressing labor movement in the city
December 18, 2021 // In the months after Pavement UNITED’s win, other coffee shop workers have joined the movement to improve labor conditions.