A United States labor agency wants to force Starbucks to reopen 23 stores after it claimed the coffee chain illegally shuttered the locations to block employees from unionizing.
The company shut down 16 locations in July 2022. The closed stores were located in a number of large cities, including Seattle, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Portland, and Chicago.
The National Labor Relations Board stated in a Wednesday complaint that eight of the Starbucks locations were unionized at the time they were shut down. The federal agency claimed that the company failed to notify the workers’ union, Starbucks Workers United, ahead of time about […]