Workers at an Everett Starbucks filed for unionization Monday, January 31, according to reporting by the Daily Herald. Seventy percent of staff signed cards in support of unionization, which is above the 30 percent threshold required by the National Labor Relations Board to hold a unionization vote.
Workers at 54 Starbucks locations in 19 states are seeking unionization, according to NPR. Last week, employees at two Seattle Starbucks locations, one on Westlake Avenue and the other on Fifth Avenue and Pike Street, announced unionization plans. A Starbucks store in Buffalo, New York became the company’s first unionized location in December after a highly publicized months-long battle, sparking a
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