Posts tagged petitions

    Starbucks union organizing gave labor a jolt of energy in 2022

    December 9, 2022 // But unionized stores still represent only about 3% of all company-operated locations across the country. And the number of stores filing to hold union votes has dropped since peaking this March.

    Opinion: Punching In: Pandemic Union Election Surge Hits Trump-Era Rules

    July 20, 2022 // The NLRB in 2019 made a series of modifications to the agency’s protocols for union elections by extending procedural deadlines, lengthening the period between the filing of a petition and the actual vote, and giving employers more opportunities to challenge the process. Robert Iafolla, Ketanji Brown Jackson, US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit,

    Labor of Love: EWOC is Pioneering a New Model for Empowering Workers

    May 26, 2022 // EWOC is most strongly concentrated in California, Illinois, Texas and New York. In New York City, the group has over 500 people — workers, volunteers and trainees — involved in its network. Its volunteer organizers have successfully organized workers at Sara Lawrence College and at Bright Horizons, the nation’s largest provider of employer-sponsored child care. Some of the REI-Soho worker-organizers who would eventually see through a successful union drive with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union went through EWOC’s training program. EWOC volunteers also help to funnel Starbucks workers who reach out to them to Starbucks Workers United, the newly-formed, independent Starbucks union.