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January 24, 2006

Union Steps Up Drive to Organize Starbucks

The conflict between the Starbucks coffee chain and workers wanting to form a citywide union played out on two fronts yesterday: organizers formed a picket line in front of a local Starbucks, and a hearing was announced for next year before the National Labor Relations Board.

Chanting, "No latte, no peace," as a union organizer dressed as a giant latte rocked back and forth, about 20 demonstrators picketed a Starbucks at Union Square.

// also check this article Starbucks Baristas Go Union!

Originally from Retail Worker - Labor News - by for and about retail employees, ReBlogged by cat on Jan 24, 2006 at 10:10 PM