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Starbucks asks labor board to halt union votes temporarily

Aug. 15, 2022 15:08 PM EDT

Starbucks on Monday asked the National Labor Relations Board to temporarily suspend all union elections at its U.S. stores, citing allegations from a board employee that regional NLRB officials improperly coordinated with union organizers. In a letter to the board chairman and other...

Starbucks reports record revenue on frothy US demand

Aug. 02, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

Starbucks on Tuesday reported record revenue in the April-June period, as strong U.S. demand made up for COVID shutdowns in China. The Seattle-based coffee giant exceeded sales expectations despite continuing store closures and reduced hours in China due to coronavirus measures....

Stocks start August with slide after best month since 2020

Aug. 02, 2022 03:07 AM EDT

Stocks on Wall Street gave up early gains and closed slightly lower Monday as investors began another busy week of company earnings and economic reports. The S&P 500 gave up an early gain to end down 0.3%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.1% and the Nasdaq fell 0.2%....

Labor board takes Starbucks to court over alleged violations

Jun. 21, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

The National Labor Relations Board is asking a federal court to order Starbucks to stop interfering with unionization efforts at its U.S. stores. It’s the third time the board has filed a case in federal court against Starbucks since December, when a store in Buffalo, New York,...

Maryland Apple workers face hurdles after vote to unionize

Jun. 19, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — The historic vote by employees of a Maryland Apple store to unionize — a first for the technology giant — is a significant step in a lengthy process that labor experts say is heavily stacked against workers in favor of their employers. Apple store employees...

Starbucks head of North America business leaving company

Jun. 19, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Rossann Williams, Starbucks’ North America president who's been a prominent figure in the company's push against worker unionization, is leaving the company after 17 years. In a letter sent to Starbucks employees, whom the company calls “partners,” chief...

Maryland Apple store union vote marks latest in labor drives

Jun. 19, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

Apple store employees in a Baltimore suburb voted to unionize by a nearly 2-to-1 margin on Saturday. Here's a look at other unionization drives of the past several months: STARBUCKS In December, a Starbucks store in Buffalo became the first to unionize at one of the...

Apple workers vote to unionize at Maryland store

Jun. 19, 2022 00:27 AM EDT

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Apple store employees in a Baltimore suburb voted to unionize by a nearly 2-to-1 margin Saturday, a union said, joining a growing push across U.S. retail, service and tech industries to organize for greater workplace protections. The Apple retail workers in...

Workers protest Starbucks' plan to close a unionized store

Jun. 08, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

As tensions rise between Starbucks and baristas who want to unionize, the imminent closure of a store in Ithaca, New York, is taking on outsized significance. Starbucks told workers last Friday it plans to permanently close their store — one of three in Ithaca — on June 10....

Walmart heir Rob Walton agrees to buy Broncos in record deal

Jun. 08, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Waltons, heirs to the Walmart fortune and America's richest family, have won the bidding to purchase the Denver Broncos in the most expensive deal for a sports franchise anywhere in the world. The Broncos announced late Tuesday night they had entered...