Labor History in 2:00

October 2 - Baristas of the World, Unite!

October 2, 2022

Did you enjoy a cup of coffee to start your day this morning?  On this day in Labor History the year was 2007. That was the day that Starbucks agreed to post information about union rights on an employee bulletin board at its store in Grand Rapids Michigan. The Industrial Workers of the World were attempting to organize the baristas at that store. 

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