All eyes are on a historic vote count next week as workers at America’s largest coffee shop chain seek to unionize. Yahoo News reports: “The clock is ticking for Starbucks (SBUX) workers looking to unionize in upstate New York, with a critical vote looming in the effort to organize the coffee giant’s first U.S. labor union.…

The Kellogg strike could come to an end if workers approve a tentative contract reached between management and the union. NPR reports: “The Kellogg Company and the union for roughly 1,400 of its cereal plant workers have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, ending a nearly two-month strike. The food giant and the…

The last Major League Baseball stoppage was in 1994 when players went on strike. 27 years later, it appears that a lockout is on the horizon. Yahoo Sports reports: “Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association suspended talks on a new collective bargaining agreement Wednesday, hours before the expiration deadline, without a new deal in place.…

The President’s vaccine mandate hit another legal roadblock today. The New York Times reports: “A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction on Tuesday to halt the start of President Biden’s national vaccine mandate for health care workers, which had been set to begin next week. The injunction, written by Judge Terry A. Doughty, effectively expanded a separate…

Amazon workers are fed up and looking to strike this Friday. CNET reports: “Amazon might have a rough Black Friday. Workers for the online retail giant want better pay and improvements to the workplace, and for the company to be more proactive on issues such as the climate crisis, or else they’ll strike on the biggest shopping…

Kellogg announced that it will move to hire permanent replacements. Reuters reports: “Kellogg’s is planning on permanently replacing its striking workers after the company failed to reach an agreement with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union on Tuesday. About 1,400 union members at its cereal plants across the country have been on strike…

Starbucks management’s union-busting machine is in full gear. The Guardian reports: “Will Westlake, a Starbucks barista in Hamburg, New York, whose store recently filed for a union election, was told by a manager he could attend an earlier mandatory anti-union meeting on 8 November because he was scheduled to work early the next day. The meeting was…

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