Starbucks

Starbucks workers in Nebraska hold work stoppage

On 5th August 2010, baristas at a Starbucks in Omaha, Nebraska held a short work stoppage and demanded a reversal to the recession-era cuts that have been forced upon them.

Fort Worth IWW

Wobblies organizing in Fort Worth Texas recently had local Starbucks Workers Union go public- report.

Starbucks Global Day of Action - Belfast picket

Organise! and the WSM picketed Starbucks in Belfast city centre today from 12 to 1 pm. Despite the miserable weather around 12 people joined the picket and leafleted passers by and potential customers outside the coffee shop.

Starbucks fires another barista for union activity

Cole Dorsey

Grand Rapids firing comes in the midst of Unfair Labor Practice charges being investigated by the NLRB against Starbucks.

Grand Rapids Starbucks Union and Spanish CNT announce global day of action

Starbucks workers hold press conference on May 1st 2008.

Grand Rapids Starbucks Union and the Seville local of the Spanish CNT have announced a Global Day of Action against Starbucks July 5th.

Anarchy, precarity, and the revenge of the IWW: An interview with Starbucks union organiser Daniel Gross

Interview with IWW organizer Daniel Gross where he discusses 'solidarity unionism,' the innovative organizing model that has made gains for Starbucks workers where bureaucratic unions have failed.

Super Size My Pay - Fast food workers in New Zealand organise for better pay and conditions, 2005-6

Super-size my pay!

In New Zealand, hundreds of fast food workers waged an innovative campaign called Super-Size My Pay during 2005-06. This is one worker's overview and analysis of the campaign.

Direct action victory on health and safety at Starbucks, 2006

Making work safer through direct action - Daniel Gross and Joe Tessone recount the actions of workers winning a small but significant victory on health and safety at a Chicago Starbucks outlet in 2006.

Starbucks gets Wobbly - Embattled baristas turn to IWW

Starbucks Wobblies and their supporters at an IWW rally

The IWW continue to organise Starbucks baristas in the USA.

IWW pickets Edinburgh Starbucks

Members of the IWW picketed a Starbucks in Edinburgh yesterday. A short report of the picket follows.