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Starbucks Union Wins 3 More Stores As Momentum Spreads

March 9, 2022, 10:24 PM

Workers at three more Starbucks Corp. stores have voted to unionize.

The votes make for a total of six U.S. corporate-owned Starbucks coffee houses to unionize. All three that voted Wednesday were in the Buffalo, N.Y., area and prevailed by narrow margins—at one store by a single vote.

Starbucks Workers United has only lost one of the seven elections held so far, and workers at more than 100 other stores across the country have filed similar petitions.

The company this month had asked the National Labor Relations Board to halt the elections, accusing Starbucks Workers United of “gaming the system” ...