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Starbucks Workers Walk Out Nationwide to Protest Chain’s Anti-Union Efforts 

HeadlineNov 18, 2022

In more labor news, thousands of Starbucks workers at over 100 stores nationwide walked off the job yesterday over the company’s refusal to bargain in good faith with newly unionized employees. Starbucks workers in New York joined the day of action dubbed the “Red Cup Rebellion.”

Dreyson: “Starbucks claims to be a progressive company, but they drive us to the bone every single day. Our healthcare is unaffordable for many of us. We have serious health and safety issues in our store.”

Hal Battjes: “We are on strike because we are fighting for better scheduling, fair wages, and the failure to bargain from Starbucks. They have not decided to bargain with the unions, which is an illegal activity. They’ve been stalling. They’ve been doing their best to avoid us.”

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