Updates On Bargaining!

Group photo of SBWU members at bargaining

Last week, hundreds of partners representing the 425+ certified union stores participated in bargaining sessions aimed at achieving a foundational framework that is intended to be the foundation of each single-store contract.  A total of 150 bargaining delegates attended in person in Atlanta, while another 250 participated via virtual caucuses during breaks and after the […]

More benefits coming to union stores

clipart of hand griping shaker cup

Last month, SBWU and Starbucks announced that we were in discussions to develop a foundational framework for organizing and bargaining. We’re happy to announce workers in affected stores that have previously been withheld benefits will finally have access to them! 🎉✊ This has been one of our demands since 2022, and today is not only […]

Celebration in Seattle – Solidarity Wins!

Partners in the Seattle celebration holding signs reading "When we fight we win!"

Last week, Starbucks workers and allies threw a party in Seattle to celebrate the recent agreement and ongoing discussions between our union & Starbucks. THANK YOU to every ally who has stood alongside us in solidarity – without you, we wouldn’t be where we are today! While we still have work to do, we’ve never […]