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More than 400 Starbucks workers at 21 stores seek to join union

More than 400 employees at 21 Starbucks stores filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Tuesday asking them to join the Starbucks union. This is the largest single-day filing by Starbucks workers since the unionization drive began in 2021, the union said in a statement. in letter Workers told Starbucks CEO […]

Starbucks revamping US coffee shops to be more ‘inclusive’

Starbucks said it is rolling out a refreshed look across its chain of more than 16,300 U.S. stores to make the coffee ordering experience more accessible and “inclusive.” The Union Market Starbucks in Washington, D.C., unveiled a new design Friday, featuring a new POS system with electric doors, a portable tiltable stand, voice assistance, screen […]

Former Starbucks Bitcoin Partner Bakkt Says It’s Running Out of Cash – Decrypt

Digital asset firm Bakkt told regulators this week that it is short on funding, citing the “rapidly evolving environment” of the crypto industry. The company once boasted major partners such as Starbucks and Mastercard, and traces its lineage back to the same company that owns the New York Stock Exchange. Disclosed in SEC filings On […]

After Fighting Off Robbers, Starbucks Employee Fired, Sues

A former Starbucks employee has filed a lawsuit against the chain, alleging that he and his co-workers were fired after they fought off two robbers. The incident occurred at a Starbucks in Missouri on December 17th, when two people, Joshua Noe, 37, and Marquis Porter Doyle, 35, attempted to rob the store. BPR I will […]

Barista at crime plagued Starbucks fired for subduing thief

he froze. Starbucks fired a barista who was struggling to pay for paramedic school after he helped crack down on two robbers who were pistol-whipped. Michael Harrison, 20, said he was working at a drive-thru last month when two masked men entered the store in downtown St. Louis around noon and ordered everyone to get […]

Starbucks, Coke Boycotts Over Gaza War Drive Success For Regional Rivals

This trend is spreading not only in parts of the Middle East but also beyond. Since the Israeli-Hamas war began in October, Nayela Ahmed, a 19-year-old mass communications student living in Cairo, has stopped going to her local Starbucks. The American coffee chain is on several consumer boycott lists circulating on Egyptian social media. “Me […]

Disabled girl was allegedly gang-raped by students in Starbucks bathroom

A lawsuit filed by the devastated mother of a mentally disabled teenage girl alleging that she was gang-raped by her high school classmates inside a Starbucks bathroom in Pittsburgh. In October 2022, three male students at Taylor Alderdice High School took the 15-year-old victim off campus and into a major coffee shop, where they took […]

Supreme Court to hear dispute over Starbucks firing pro-union workers

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday ruled against Starbucks in a judicial ruling that required the coffee chain to rehire seven employees who federal authorities determined were fired for helping organize a union at one of its cafes in Memphis, Tennessee. Agreed to hear the appeal. The justices heard Starbucks' appeal of a lower court […]

Supreme Court steps into Starbucks union fight

The Supreme Court on Friday will hear an appeal from Starbucks' ruling that ordered the coffee chain to reinstate seven laid-off employees who became known as the “Memphis Seven” after joining a high-profile union movement. Agreed. Because of its implications for broader worker organizing, the justices decide the appropriate standard for a National Labor Relations […]

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