Bloomberg Law
May 11, 2022, 2:38 PM

Labor Board Sues Starbucks Again Over Fired Pro-Union Staff (2)

Josh Eidelson
Josh Eidelson
Bloomberg News

The US labor board sued Starbucks Corp. to force the company to offer seven union supporters their jobs back after they were fired in Memphis, Tennessee.

The Tuesday filing by the National Labor Relations Boardescalates the legal struggle over Starbucks’ response to the union campaign sweeping through its stores.

The federal agency last month sought reinstatement of three activists in Phoenix. Labor Board prosecutors also have issued a series of complaints accusing the company of anti-union threats, retaliation and surveillance.

In an emailed statement, Starbucks denied wrongdoing. “We believe the allegations contained in the filing by the NLRB Regional ...