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Starbucks illegally blocked raises for union workers, labor board says

Starbucks illegally withheld pay and benefits from thousands of unionized workers, the National Labor Relations Board alleged in a complaint filed Wednesday. The NLRB is seeking back payments and benefits for baristas who have unionized in May and to require that interim CEO Howard Schultz read a statement to workers about their rights to organize. …

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Judge orders Starbucks to reinstate fired workers who led unionization effort

A federal judge on Thursday ordered Starbucks to reinstate seven employees at a Memphis store after finding the company illegally retaliated against them for helping organize a union. US District Court for the Western District of Tennessee Judge Sheryl Lipman told Starbucks it had five days to reinstate the employees, known as the “Memphis Seven,” …

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