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Why Starbucks, Apple and Google are unionizing now for the first time

For decades, union membership has been on the decline. Yet in the last few months, workers have been organizing at a pace this country hasn’t seen since the Great Depression. Amazon has captured headlines for union drives at its warehouses, including a successful effort on New York’s Staten Island. But …

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Amazon, Starbucks workers push for unions after Covid upended labor market

Workers stand in line to cast ballots for a union election at Amazon’s JFK8 distribution center, in the Staten Island borough of New York City, U.S. March 25, 2022. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters The Covid pandemic pushed Americans to reconsider how and where they work, resulting in a tight labor …

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