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Starbucks workers strike 110+ stores – Workers World

Starbucks workers strike 110+ stores – Workers World

Cleveland As striking members of Starbucks Workers United (SBWU) explained while on the picket line, Red Cup Day is “like Starbucks’ Black Friday.” All over the world the promotion draws a larger-than-average number of customers for the red cup giveaway. But this year SBWU called a “Red Cup Rebellion” by holding one-day simultaneous strikes at over 110 stores on Nov. 17. These Unfair Labor Practice strikes called attention to Starbucks’ union busting, its refusal to negotiate at over 250 unionized stores and the company’s 900+ alleged violations […]

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