Posts tagged Reggie Borges
Starbucks union: Company threatens that unionizing could jeopardize gender-affirming health care
June 15, 2022 // trans health-care benefit, veiled threat, gender reassignment surgery, hair transplants, breast reduction, same-sex domestic partnerships, employees with terminal illnesses,
Column: Why Starbucks has become a huge unionization target — and why the company is in a panic
April 25, 2022 // Many American consumer companies, including Amazon and McDonalds, have been dealing with a surging interest in unionization by their employees, spurred in part by the pandemic-driven recognition that their employers have consistently undervalued their contributions to business success.
In The Worker Empowerment Movement, Starbucks Employees Are Starting To Embrace Unions
February 27, 2022 // A common, unifying theme is that workers feel that they are being taken advantage of, forced to work long hours for low wages and treated rudely by their unsympathetic managers. These workers are pushing back against poor pay, unpleasant working conditions and a lack of respect from management. Once they’ve left, many take their time to seek out new types of opportunities that offer meaningful work and a path to advance.
Starbucks workers in Buffalo vote to unionize, first company-owned store in U.S. with union
December 9, 2021 // Another location voted against unionizing, and the final vote at a third cafe was delayed after seven ballots were challenged.