Starbucks Demands Mail-In Union Elections Be Halted, Alleging Misconduct

Facing a nationwide unionization campaign, Starbucks has accused officials at the National Labor Relations Board of “tipping the scales” in the union’s favor, and has asked that all mail-in elections for its stores be put on hold for an investigation. In a letter to the labor board’s chair and general counsel on Monday, the Seattle-based …

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Amazon’s first U.S. union faces an uphill battle after historic win at Staten Island warehouse

When greater than 2,600 staff at a Staten Island, New York, warehouse referred to as JFK8 voted to hitch Amazon’s first U.S. union in April, it was a historic second. But it was solely the first step in an extended uphill climb towards a contract. Per week after the union received the election at JFK8, …

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Starbucks Union Says Howard Schultz Broke The Law During New York Times Interview

The union that represents Starbucks employees at roughly 150 shops has accused CEO Howard Schultz of violating labor legislation throughout a public interview with The New York Times this week, and has filed costs in opposition to the corporate on the National Labor Relations Board. Starbuck Workers United says that in a dialog with journalist …

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Biden pollster GSG is 'deeply sorry' for Amazon anti-union work as labor groups abandon it

Amazon workers arrive with paperwork to unionize at the NLRB office in Brooklyn, New York, October 25, 2021. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters Top labor groups and political action committees are distancing themselves from a major Democratic pollster after it was revealed that the firm worked on Amazon’s anti-labor efforts at a warehouse on New York’s …

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Amazon Intends to Appeal Union Victory in New York

Amazon.com Inc. plans to enchantment its loss final week to union organizers in New York, the place employees voted to determine the corporate’s first U.S. union. The corporate’s intention was made in a authorized submitting made public Thursday. Roughly 55% of the employees from a Staten Island facility named JFK8 voted to facet with Amazon …

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Biden Labor Appointee Pursues Ban On Anti-Union Meetings At Work

A prime labor official appointed by President Joe Biden has taken goal at obligatory anti-union conferences at work, saying she’s going to search a ban on them. Jennifer Abruzzo, the final counsel for the Nationwide Labor Relations Board, issued a memo Thursday outlining why she believes such conferences are unlawful. She stated she’s going to …

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Amazon Workers in New York Vote to Form Tech Giant's First U.S. Union

Amazon.com Inc. employees at a New York facility voted to ascertain the tech big’s first union within the U.S., offering a significant victory for labor activists who’ve lengthy sought to convey illustration to the nation’s second-largest non-public employer. Staff on the JFK8 facility, Amazon ’s largest in Staten Island, voted 2,654 to 2,131 in favor …

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Starbucks Illegally Retaliated Against Pro-Union Workers, Labor Officials Allege

Federal labor officers issued a complaint in opposition to Starbucks on Tuesday accusing the espresso chain of illegally interfering with employees’ efforts to kind a union. A regional director for the Nationwide Labor Relations Board stated within the submitting that the corporate’s managers retaliated in opposition to pro-union workers in Arizona. One employee, Laila Dalton, …

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Elon Musk Invites UAW to Hold Union Vote at Tesla

Tesla Inc. TSLA 1.80% Chief Government Elon Musk stated he was open to the United Auto Staff union holding a vote about organizing labor at the corporate after lengthy resisting such a transfer. “Our real challenge is Bay Area has negative unemployment, so if we don’t treat and compensate our (awesome) people well, they have …

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A Newspaper Union Clash Could Have Bigger Implications For Worker Rights In Biden Era

As staffers have been bargaining with the San Francisco Chronicle late final 12 months, Caroline Grannan, a replica editor and chair of the newsroom’s union, emailed an replace on contract talks to dozens of managers. A transforming of the newsroom had left staffers with out public bulletin boards, Grannan mentioned in a word from her …

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