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The Unionization Movement Has Officially Reached Bay Area-Born Peet’s Coffee

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San Francisco Burger King Franchise Owners Fined $2.2 Million Dollars in Wage Theft Case

Starbucks Workers Head Into Their Biggest Strike Ever

The Hottest Trend of 2022: Worker Strikes

From major chains like Starbucks to mom-and-pop spots, 2022 was a big year for worker-led labor action

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United Center Workers Allege Labor Violations at the Home of the Bulls and Blackhawks

Starbucks Workers Hit the Company Where It Hurts: Red Cup Day

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Imperfect Foods Workers Vote to Officially Unionize Clackamas-Based Delivery Drivers

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Starbucks’s Alleged Union-Busting Tactics Inspire a Tabletop Game

When Robots Replace Restaurant Workers, We All Lose

As QR codes, app-based service, and robotic servers become more and more common, that makes the job tougher for the humans working alongside them

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Slabtown New Seasons Workers Win Federal Union Recognition

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Illinois Voters Could Enshrine Labor Rights in State Constitution in November Election

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Starbucks Workers Claim Chicago Shop’s Closure Is Union Retaliation

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Voodoo Doughnut Workers Have Voted to Officially Unionize

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Questions (Still) Linger Over Starbucks’s Claim It’s Closing Canal Street Shop Because of Worker Safety

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Bellegarde Bakery Becomes Worker-Owned as Acclaimed Founder Departs

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Honey Butter Fried Chicken Jibarito Pop-Up to Benefit Puerto Rican Hurricane Relief

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Employees of the Division New Seasons Location Have Voted to Unionize

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California Lawmakers Approve Fast Food Labor Council to Increase Worker Wages and Safety

Restaurant Industry Workers Are Organizing to Fund Their Own Reproductive Care

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Chaatable Closure Prompts Competing Claims From Workers, Management

Michigan Chipotle Location Becomes the Chain’s First to Unionize

Amy’s Kitchen vs. Its Workers

In June, a union filed nine Unfair Labor Practice complaints against an Amy’s plant in San Jose. By July, the company announced the plant would close.

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Tartine Workers Say Union Negotiations With the Popular Bakery Are Stalling

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Employees of the Slabtown New Seasons Location Are Pursuing a Union

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Chicago’s DoorDash and Grubhub Drivers Take a Step Toward Unionizing

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What Happened to the Dandelion Chocolate Union?

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What Happened to the Dandelion Chocolate Union?

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Intelligentsia Coffee’s Chicago Cafe Workers Vote to Unionize

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Austin’s Detroit-Style Pizzeria Via 313 Staffers Are Unionizing

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Tracking the Modern Labor Rights Movement Within Portland’s Restaurant World

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Voodoo Doughnut Workers File for a Second Union Election

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Mockingbird Station Starbucks Passes Unanimous Vote to Unionize [Updated]

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