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Dec. 16, 2022, 6:10 PM

Starbucks Staff Begin 3-Day, 60-Store Strike as Talks Sour (3)

Josh Eidelson
Josh Eidelson
Bloomberg News

Starbucks Corp. baristas at 60 locations throughout the US started a three-day strike on Friday, saying the company isn’t bargaining fairly with recently unionized stores.

Organizers say the strike involves more than 1,000 workers, making it the biggest multiday work stoppage ever by Starbucks Workers United, the labor group that’s prevailed in elections at about 270 of the chain’s cafés this year. Workers at a few dozen locations that aren’t stopping work for all three days plan to support the effort by striking for a day or two, according to the union.

The walkout underlines the rising tension between ...

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