After the successful union drive at several Starbucks stores in Buffalo, New York, more Starbucks workers around the country are interested in unionizing. The latest: Chicago Starbucks workers have filed for a union election.
Kit Ginzky is a doctoral student at the University of Chicago studying inequality, social welfare, and the history of American helping professions.
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