2 California Starbucks stores votes to unionize, first in state

Two Starbucks stores in Santa Cruz, California, voted to unionize, becoming the first two Starbucks store in California to do so. A third Santa Cruz store will vote to unionize in June. | Video Player | Santa Cruz Starbucks unionization push follows national trend of increased union approvalBy a vote of 15 to two the … Read more

US Stocks Finish Higher Ahead of Fed Meeting

US stock indexes finished modestly higher on Tuesday as investors geared up for the Federal Reserve’s policy decision this week and evaluated a batch of earnings. Stocks moved between small gains and losses during the session, finally rising for a second straight day after a brutal selloff capped off April. The S&P 500 rose 20.10, … Read more

With the Starbucks Coalition Campaign, the Injury Controversy is just beginning

The organizing campaign at Starbucks has successfully merged nearly 20 American coffee chain stores to date, a historic achievement for the workers’ movement. But coalition efforts are now in the early stages of heavier elevator: to discuss the first contract. Starbucks has every incentive not to give employees a satisfactory agreement, as that would encourage … Read more

With the Starbucks Coalition Campaign, the Injury Controversy is just beginning

The organizing campaign at Starbucks has successfully merged nearly 20 American coffee chain stores to date, a historic achievement for the workers’ movement. But coalition efforts are now in the early stages of heavier elevator: to discuss the first contract. Starbucks has every incentive not to give employees a satisfactory agreement, as that would encourage … Read more