Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show the number of workers who went on strike increased almost 50% last year, compared to 2021.
They create both chaos and money-making opportunities for businesses.
Many young workers have witnessed the effects of economic crises and are struggling with the gap between their wages and the cost of living.
Striking workers are taking advantage of a holiday promotion to protest the company’s approach to union negotiations.
A Chipotle in Michigan and an REI in California are the latest to continue a trend defined by Starbucks.
Young, college-educated workers at individual retail establishments like Starbucks stores are driving many organizing efforts.
The practice of requiring workers to sit through anti-union presentations is common and currently legal.
Just 10.3% of Americans belonged to unions in 2021, and the rate for private-sector employees was 6.1%.
Three stores in Buffalo are attempting to create the first-ever union at the coffee giant, and the time appears right.
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