Starbucks baristas are unionizing, and even Howard Schultz can't make them stop | Curio

Starbucks baristas are unionizing, and even Howard Schultz can't make them stop

26 mins | May 20, 2022

Is this the start of a revolution? 2022 opened with crippling inflation, civil unrest and Starbucks employees unionising at a rate that would have been unimaginable a year before. Across the United States, workers at more than 60 locations have voted to join Workers United, and 175 more branches have petitioned for votes of their own. Josh Eidelson examines the various issues that led to this uprising, including staffing shortages and mask mandates, and how the Starbucks movement has inspired employees at organisations like Amazon and Apple.

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From Bloomberg Businessweek

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