At Starbucks, There Are No Workers, Only “Partners”

A December 2021 missive from managers at the Elmwood Avenue location of Starbucks in Buffalo, New York, after workers voted 18 to 9 in favor of unionizing, shared by Starbucks Workers United on Twitter.

Subject: We are all partners Dear Elmwood Partners, We have results of the vote and I want you to hear directly from me we had 8 NO ballots, 19 YES ballots and 0 challenged ballots. This means that the majority of partners at this store voted YES to having Workers United represent you in collective […]

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