Bloomberg Law
Dec. 17, 2021, 6:07 PMUpdated: Dec. 17, 2021, 7:30 PM

Labor Board Certifies Starbucks Union Win for Buffalo Store (1)

Ian Kullgren
Ian Kullgren

The National Labor Relations Board has certified the inaugural union of Starbucks employees at a store in Buffalo, N.Y., an agency spokeswoman said Friday.

Starbucks will now be legally required to bargain with the workers over a labor contract. Workers at the store voted in favor of a union earlier this month.

“We remain committed to supporting our partners and are considering all options that will best protect the work flexibility, transferability, and equitable benefits of all our partner,” Starbucks spokesman Reggie Borgess said.

The certification came the same day the union filed complaints about elections at two other other ...

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