Before the National Labor Relations Board, Workers are Expecting to unionize Starbucks stores in the U.S. have won a primer triumph.
The board said “employees at three different Starbucks stores in Buffalo, New York, can hold union elections in November in a new ruling. The board rejected Starbucks’ attempt to hold a single vote with 20 stores in the region.”
If they succeed in their aim then the stores would be the first of Starbucks’ 8,000 organization possessed U.S. stores to unionize. The Seattle espresso monster goes against the unionization exertion.
Starbucks said Thursday evening that “it had just received the ruling and was evaluating its options. The company reported record fiscal fourth-quarter revenue of $8.1 billion earlier Thursday and had announced a $1 billion effort to raise U.S. workers’ pay.”
On Thursday Starbucks said “Our storied success has come from our working directly together as partners, without a third party between us,” in a statement. “We remain focused on supporting our partners as well as maintaining open, transparent, and direct conversations throughout the process.”
The NLRB said “the union elections will be held by mail-in ballot between Nov. 10 and Dec. 8. The NLRB will count the ballots on Dec. 9.”
According to the NLRB decision, there are around 128 workers in the three stores collectively that will vote.
Michelle Eisen, an 11-year expert of Starbucks in Buffalo and a member of Starbucks Workers United said “It’s been disappointing to see Starbucks working overtime to try to stop us from organizing, but today’s decision is a big win and soon we’re going to have an even bigger victory when we vote our union in,”
The workers of Starbucks United have the more experienced workers United union as their support. Who are the representatives of 86,000 U.S. and Canadian workers of different industries like foodservice, textiles, and many more other industries… Laborers United is a member of the Service Employees International Union.