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May 10, 2022, 4:00 PM

Senators Condemn Starbucks Over Response to Workers Unionizing

Jarrell Dillard
Jarrell Dillard
Bloomberg News

Senate Democrats are taking Starbucks Corp. to task for reports the Seattle-based company has undermined union campaigns at its locations across the country.

“We write to underscore that attempts to interfere with your workers’ right to organize is an illegal unfair labor practice,” the senators said in a letter Tuesday morning to Chief Executive Howard Schultz.

The letter was signed by 14 Senate Democrats, led by Cory Booker of New Jersey and Banking Committee Chair Sherrod Brown.

The company didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

Absent on the letter were Washington’s two Democratic senators, Commerce ...