Letter to Starbucks CEO Laxman Narasimhan Signed by 14 Organizing Stores (May 2024)

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Dear Laxman,  We the partners at 14 stores are joining with our fellow union partners at 425+ locations around the country to bargain for a fair, dignified, and safe Starbucks. We look forward to proceeding with our union elections and contract campaign under the free and fair election process that Starbucks and Workers United have […]

Statement from Workers United and Starbucks Regarding Collective Bargaining Updates

Starbucks and Workers United remain committed to building a positive, productive relationship. This week, we conducted contract bargaining over a two-day session in Atlanta, Georgia. We made significant progress. Over the course of the two days, we discussed a broad range of topics, including a shared commitment to mutual respect, the process to resolve grievances, […]

STARBUCKS WORKERS UNITED HITS 400-STORE, 10,000-WORKER MILESTONE WITH MIAMI, FL WIN

An individual standing outside a building at night, wearing a cardigan and holding a sign that reads "We're on ULP Strike!" with a red circular logo and a raised fist holding a pen. Another individual is seen attaching a sign to the door of a Starbucks store.

MIAMI – Baristas at a Miami Starbucks Thursday voted to join Starbucks Workers United, becoming the 400th store to join the union, and pushing the total number of workers at union stores over 10,000.  “We believe our voices, heard together, are important for Starbucks’ success,” said Isabella Briceno (she/her), a 2 year barista at the […]

WORKERS UNITED AND STARBUCKS AGREE ON PATH FORWARD

PHILADELPHIA – Workers United and Starbucks share a commitment to developing a productive relationship in the best interests of Starbucks partners. During mediation discussions last week over ongoing brand and IP litigation, a constructive path forward emerged on the broader issues of the future of organizing and collective bargaining at Starbucks. To build on that […]

LETTER TO STARBUCKS CEO LAXMAN NARASIMHAN FROM 21 UNIONIZING STORES

Dear Laxman, We, the Partners of 21 stores across the country, have decided to follow in the footsteps of over 396 other stores and nearly ten thousand partners to demand better from Starbucks Coffee Company. Though we work at different stores, we are united through our shared experiences and in our demand for higher wages, […]