# Labor union
Starbucks shuts down New York location "to scare workers" according to union activists
Starbucks workers at a recently closed location in New York are claiming the store shut down "to scare other workers" who may be thinking of forming a union. However, Starbucks says otherwise.
Atlanta Airport Workers strike a new deal
Those who keep Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport clean are finally on their way to earning a living wage. The long-fought battle for a higher wage has finally been won. Their pay raise goes into effect April 2, 2022. Members of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Workers United Southern Region gathered at their office near the airport on Wednesday, March 30, 2020, to celebrate the victory. They were joined by SEIU Regional Director, Chris Bauman; Florida/Georgia District Director Mark Wilkerson; Assistant Regional Director, Harris Raynor and SEIU Secretary/ Treasurer, Gerry Hudson. There were also representatives from local partners in attendance, such as New Georgia Project and Georgia Stand Up.