Update: Starbucks Closings in 2022
130 Russian closures were announced as “effective immediately,” while 600 domestic closures were reported to begin this year. Unionization controversies have also been blamed for at least one additional closing.
Unions Are Making a Comeback — Is That Good for Our Economy?
Apple has a real problem. It is called "Union." Apple workers at a Baltimore-area store have voted to unionize, making it the first of the company's270-plus stores in the United States to unionize.
Starbucks is rethinking its open bathroom policy because of safety concerns, Starbucks's C.E.O. Howard Schultz says
In 2018, Starbucks declared, "Any customer is welcome to use Starbucks spaces, including our restrooms, cafes, and patios, regardless of whether they make a purchase." However, this week Starbucks's chief executive officer, Howard Schultz, stated the company is contemplating ending its open bathroom policy.
Local Starbucks workers disappointed but optimistic following injunctive relief denial
(Phoenix) — A United States District Judge on Wednesday dealt a blow to Starbucks Workers United, finding in favor of the coffee chain after three partners sought reinstatement and proper accommodations at the Scottsdale Road and Mayo Boulevard store.
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.
"I never knew what they were going to do": Intimidation, retaliation rife as Scottsdale Starbucks continues union push
CEO Howard Schultz, seen speaking at an event on ASU's campus, is the public face of Starbucks's vicious anti-labor campaign.Gage Skidmore/Flickr. (Scottsdale, Ariz.) — Starbucks partners continue making history during their unprecedented push to unionize stores around the United States.
Seventeen employees at an Independence, Missouri location of Starbucks, voted to unionize and won their election
Photo by Sorin Sîrbu on Unsplash. The Starbucks location at 18710 E. 39th Street in Independence is another store in Missouri that voted to form a union with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and won their election.
Starbucks worker shares store secret to getting free drinks
If you love to treat yourself to various drinks from Starbucks then you might want to know this store secret that a Starbucks worker has shared online. According to her, you can get free Starbucks drinks. However, this doesn't apply to all Starbucks stores. Here's everything you need to know about this:
The Philly Four: Forecasters warn of above average hurricane season in Philadelphia
Four Starbucks in Philadelphia voted to unionize on Wednesday, joining a nationwide push from dozen of other stores. The stores at 9th and South Streets, 20th and Market Streets, 34th and Walnut Streets, and Penn Medicine Perelman Center all voted to unionize while the shop at 1945 Callowhill Street rejected unionization. Starbucks has said that they will respect their employees' voices and will bargain in good faith but has also planned to spend $1 billion on improving wages and conditions and non-union stores.
Starbucks worker shares store secrets
Former and current retail store workers are coming forward to spill retailer and restaurant secrets. These are secrets that consumers might not know are from places like Texas Roadhouse, Walmart, Taco Bell and, more.
Local Starbucks partners describe discrimination, "psychological warfare" in interviews with NewsBreak
L to R: Bill Whitmire, Alyssa Sanchez, and Laila Dalton at a rally in Seattle. Sanchez is another former Scottsdale & Mayo partner.Elliot Stoller/Flickr. (Scottsdale, Ariz.) — Last October, Laila Dalton began experiencing constant, crushing pain around her abdomen.
"There's so many of us": Arizona Starbucks workers speak exclusively with NewsBreak about ongoing labor battle
April 23: Dalton (center, blue jacket) marching with friend and co-worker Bill Whitmire (right) at a Workers United rally in Seattle.Elliot Stoller/Flickr. (Scottsdale, Ariz.) — Laila Dalton has a lot on her mind these days.
Thursday in Portland: 4 Portland Starbucks vote to unionize, PPB warns of dangers of fentanyl & more
(Scott Olson/Getty Images) (PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Thursday, May 19 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. 1. Several Portland Starbucks locations vote to unionize.
Monday in Portland: Portlanders rally on May Day in support of Starbucks, Amazon workers' unions
(David Dee Delgado/Getty Images) (PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Monday, May 2 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. 1. Portlanders rally on May Day in support of Starbucks, Amazon workers' unions.
Taste-Testing the "Hazlenut Bianco Latte" White Girl Drink at Starbucks Reserve Roastery
This video is my 6th installment of my mini-series on the "Starbucks Reserve Roastery" in the Magnificent Mile of Chicago. Here we just ordered a "Hazelnut Bianco Latte", what some might call a "white-girl coffee" drink due to the large amounts of milk and sugar. Venessa and I both try it and give out initial reactions after drinking it. Please follow me on NewsBreak for more Chicago content!
Ordering Coffee at the Extravagant Starbucks Reserve Roastery Downtown Chicago
This video is my 5th installment of my mini-series on the "Starbucks Reserve Roastery" in Chicago. Here we start to explore and take in the sights and sounds of this extravagant Starbucks, which is actually the largest in the world! We then order a "Hazlenut Bianco Latte", among other drinks throughout our time here. Please follow me on NewsBreak for more Chicago content!
Does This Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee Actually Have Alcohol in It?
This video is my 4th installment of my mini-series on the "Starbucks Reserve Roastery" in the Magnificent Mile of Chicago. Here I discuss the "Whiskey-Barrel Cold Brew" coffee drink, which has the taste of whiskey - but does it ACTUALLY have alcohol in it? The answer is actually no, although the taste can be deceiving! Please follow me on NewsBreak for more Chicago content!
Reviewing Starbuck's "Whiskey Flavored" Coffee at the Starbucks Reserve Roastery
This video is my 3rd installment for my mini-series on the "Starbucks Reserve Roastery" located on the Magnificent Mile in Chicago. After Venessa tried a taste of the "Whisky-Barrell Aged Coffee" that Starbucks offers, it was my turn to try it out and give me thoughts. Please follow me on NewsBreak for more Chicago content!
Tasting "Whiskey-Barrel Aged" Coffee at Starbucks Reserve Roastery
This video is my second installment for my mini-series on the "Starbucks Reserve Roastery" located downtown Chicago. Here we are on the 4th floor and are trying on of Starbucks (relatively) new products: "Whisky-Barrel Aged Coffee". Please follow me on NewsBreak for more Chicago content!
Entering the ENORMOUS Starbucks Reserve Roastery Downtown Chicago
This video is my first installment of my mini-series on the "Starbucks Reserve Roastery" in Chicago. Located on the Magnificent Mile/Michigan Ave., this Starbucks is the biggest in the world and has 5 levels to explore! Here we are entering the enormous building and noticing all the glitz and glamour while taking an escalator inside. Please follow me on NewsBreak for more Chicago content!