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Judge Rules Starbucks Must Offer to Rehire Fired Union Organizers in Memphis

HeadlineAug 19, 2022

In Tennessee, a federal judge has ordered the coffee giant Starbucks to offer to rehire seven workers who were fired after they led a campaign to unionize a store in Memphis. Since Starbucks workers in Buffalo organized the chain’s first U.S. union last year, Starbucks has faced dozens of unfair labor practice charges, including over 200 violations of federal workers’ protections, stemming from retaliation claims. Click here to see our interview with union organizer Beto Sanchez, one of the Memphis 7.

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