Author: Kimberly Ricci

Will Starbucks’ Soul Searching Lead To The Decaffeination Of Workers United?

Starbucks’ drink menu can be tweaked into an infinite variety of different drink possibilities. In the same way, there is no shortage of benefits from listening to workers’ concerns before they blend into a labor disaster.

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Unions Can’t Protect Workers From Layoffs, Although They Sure Will Deflect The Blame

Since we already mentioned UPS, this week brings news of the parcel delivery company announcing that 12,000 workers will be axed as the company hopes to cut costs by $1 billion.

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Beer Boycotts And More: The Teamsters Diversify Their 2024 Strike Portfolio

Remember when the Teamsters took aim at ice cream supply lines a few years ago? They were hinting about coming for the beer back in 2022, too. Now, it’s early 2024, and the union has made it their mission to circle back to an American guilty pleasure by threatening to turn off those taps.

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Trendspotting: Several Heaping Helpings Of NLRB Heavy Handedness

The NLRB seems bound and determined to side against retail and food service chains – if there is even an inkling of union involvement – regarding operational decisions.

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