Starbucks tells labor board to allow all Buffalo, New York workers to vote on union effort

Workers at three stores in Buffalo have petitioned to form a union at Starbucks. The coffee giant responded Tuesday by telling partners it would request the National Labor Relations Board open up the voting group to the full Buffalo market. In recent days executives including Rossann Williams and Starbucks founder Howard Schultz visited the market… Continue reading Starbucks tells labor board to allow all Buffalo, New York workers to vote on union effort

Walmart announces plan to pay 100% of college tuition and books for its associates

Walmart, the largest U.S. private employer, unveiled new terms to its educational assistance program on Tuesday. Effective Aug. 16, associates of Walmart and Sam's Club will no longer have to pay a $1-per-day fee to participate in the program. The company will pay 100% of college tuition and book costs. In this article WMT In… Continue reading Walmart announces plan to pay 100% of college tuition and books for its associates