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Starbucks Fends Off Labor Board Request for Injunction (1)

June 9, 2022, 1:43 AM

A federal judge dismissed a US labor board request to order the reinstatement of three Starbucks Corp.workers, who allegedly lost their jobs for helping to organize a union at the coffee chain.

National Labor Relations Board prosecutors claim the three employees, who composed most of the union organizing committee members at a Phoenix cafe, were illegally fired, forced out, or placed on leave by Starbucks. The agency asked a US court to issue an injunction requiring the workers be offered their jobs back. US District Judge John Tuchi in Phoenix rejected the request Wednesday, a labor board spokesperson said. ...