Tag Archives: Starbucks Corp

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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2020 changed economy in ways we can’t understand yet

In an earnings call Wednesday morning, Yum Brands CEO David Gibbs expressed the confusion many people are feeling as they try to figure out what’s going on with the U.S. economy right now: “This is truly one of the most complex environments we’ve ever seen in our industry to operate …

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How Chris Smalls formed Amazon’s first U.S. union and what’s next

When more than 2,600 workers at a Staten Island, New York, warehouse called JFK8 voted to join Amazon’s first U.S. union in April, it was a historic moment. But it was only the first step in a long uphill climb toward a contract. A week after the union won the …

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Apple interrogating staff at World Trade Center store, CWA says

Customers shop at the new Apple Store at the World Trade Center shopping mall in New York City. Getty Images Communications Workers of America is accusing Apple of violating federal labor law at its World Trade Center store in New York City. CWA alleged in an Unfair Labor Practice filing …

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Why is there a union boom?

Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent from Vermont, left, speaks next to Christian Smalls, founder of the Amazon Labor Union (ALU), during an ALU rally in the Staten Island borough of New York, U.S., on Sunday, April 24, 2022. Victor J. Blue | Bloomberg | Getty Images After years of declining …

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Starbucks accused of more than 200 labor violations in NLRB complaint

Starbucks workers react as they speak to the media after union vote in Buffalo, New York, December 9, 2021. Lindsay DeDario | Reuters The regional director of the National Labor Relations Board in Buffalo, N.Y., issued a complaint Friday accusing Starbucks of 29 unfair labor practice charges that included over …

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Starbucks criticizes Biden’s visit with union leaders, requests White House meeting

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on economic growth, jobs, and deficit reduction in the Roosevelt Room on Wednesday May 4, 2022. Demetrius Freeman | The Washington Post | Getty Images Starbucks is asking the White House for a meeting after President Joe Biden met with an organizer who is …

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Jim Cramer says to buy selectively to beat the current market turmoil

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Thursday said that investors looking to successfully navigate a market roiled by inflation, geopolitical concerns and Covid should do two things: buy discriminately and be inquisitive. “It’s hard to be curious. … But over the long-haul, curiosity tends to be a much better bet [than panic]. …

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Sweetgreen (SG) Q1 2022 earnings

A Sweetgreen banner on the NYSE, November 18, 2021. Source: NYSE Sweetgreen on Thursday reported widening losses for its first quarter, but sales jumped 67% as workers returned to their offices and resumed their old lunchtime routines. Shares of the company rose more than 5% in extended trading. Here’s what …

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