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

Biden May Be the Most Pro-Labor President Ever; That May Not Save Unions

Two months into the new administration, labor leaders are proclaiming Joseph R. Biden Jr. to be the most union-friendly president of their lifetime — and “maybe ever,” as Steve Rosenthal, a former political director for the A.F.L.-C.I.O., said in an interview. Mr. Biden has moved quickly to oust government officials whom unions deemed hostile to… Continue reading Biden May Be the Most Pro-Labor President Ever; That May Not Save Unions

South African Airways Labor Unions Accept Severance Packages

Sign up to our Next Africa newsletter and follow Bloomberg Africa on Twitter Labor unions and representatives of non-unionized managers and ground staff at South African Airways agreed to accept voluntary-severance packages before the state-owned carrier’s proposed restructuring. Only the South African Airways Pilots Association hasn’t agreed to the plans, and will pursue a parallel… Continue reading South African Airways Labor Unions Accept Severance Packages