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    Union effort fails at Mill Valley’s Strawberry Starbucks

    June 14, 2022 // The workers sought increased starting wages for baristas, extra pay when the store is short staffed, credit and debit card tips and a voice in whether to allow mobile orders during a rush or short staffing. Ella Clark, Maine Valley News, Giuseppe Ricapito, business, mill valley news, Strawberry, Union workers, Fernando Hernandez, Capitola, Santa Cruz,

    Starbucks union push spreads to 54 stores in 19 states

    January 31, 2022 // At Starbucks, the pro-union workers have advocated for better staffing, training and pay, seeking a direct line to company management. Buffalo workers have joined Workers United, affiliated with the massive Service Employees International Union.

    Thousands of local government employees could get union rights in Colorado

    December 14, 2021 // “Collective bargaining is a fundamental right that should be available to all Coloradans regardless of where they work. Our current laws actually deny this basic right to some of the most important workers in our state, including to tens of thousands of local public employees,” said House Majority Leader Daneya Esgar