Buffalo Starbucks Unionizes

Buffalo Starbucks Unionizes

Employees of the Starbucks on Elmwood Avenue in Buffalo, NY, have voted to unionize. These bolshevik baristas are the first in the United States to successfully organize, and were hailed by Vermont commissar Bernie Sanders. Starbucks employees also voted “Union Yes” in nearby Cheektowaga.


“Starbucks workers form their 1st union in the U.S. in a big win for labor,” Alina Selyukh, NPR News


“A Rhodes Scholar barista and the fight to unionize Starbucks,” Greg Jaffe, Washington Post


“An Inside Look at Union Organizing in the Fast-Food Industry,” Lela Nargi, Eater


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