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Starbucks Unionized Baristas Plan Strike for Red Cup Day

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Ridgewood NJ, Baristas affiliated with Starbucks Workers United, are planning their most significant strike to date this week, alleging the company’s refusal to engage in fair negotiations at cafes that have voted to unionize.

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5th Starbucks Location Unionized in New Jersey

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Succasunna NJ, with a 17-4 vote, workers at the Succasunna Starbucks store, located in Morris County at 401 Route 10, in the Succasunna and Ledgewood sections of Roxbury, voted to unionize, making it the fifth store in the State of New Jersey to do so.

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Starbucks Has Become the Poster Child of anti-unionism

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Ridgewood NJ, after years of supporting fringe leftwing causes Starbucks, arguably one of the nation’s most progressive-thinking companies, led by Howard Schultz, arguably one of the nation’s most progressive CEOs, has become a poster child of anti-unionism? Starbucks has become the subject of a small but significant organizing campaign by Starbucks Workers United, which is affiliated with the SEIU, or Service Employees International Union.

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Starbucks asked the National Labor Relations Board to Suspend All mail-in ballot Union Elections Nationwide

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Ridgewood NJ, Starbucks asked the National Labor Relations Board to suspend all mail-in ballot union elections nationwide, alleging misconduct in the voting process by the board’s personnel and the union organizing its baristas.

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Starbucks hit with Sweeping Labor Complaint Amid Surging Unionization

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Ridgewood NJ, the regional director of the National Labor Relations Board in Buffalo, N.Y., issued a complaint against Starbucks for 29 unfair labor practice charges that included over 200 violations of the National Labor Relations Act. The complaint stems from claims made by Starbucks Workers United against the company in Buffalo, where the union organizing effort began in August. The NLRB says Starbucks interfered with, restrained and coerced employees seeking to unionize in various ways.

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