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Starbucks hit with onslaught of unfair labor practice charges

Unionizing wave continues

Posted 4/15/22


In December, a small Buffalo-area Starbucks store voted in favor of unionizing with Workers United, an affiliate of the Service Employees International Union. Those 19 votes cast for the union in Buffalo, ushered in a tsunami of union drives, with 17 other stores across the nation as of April 8 joining the Buffalo workers to team up with the grassroots unionizing organization Starbucks Workers United. Another 170 locations across 30 states are expected to hold elections over the coming months. Only one store, also in Buffalo, has voted against unionizing. 

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