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Lockdown at Schumer's office protests "free trade massacre" in Peru

Press release by activists (photos by Jb) | Activists charge Schumer with complicity in the murder of dozens of indigenous Peruvians killed over the weekend in a wave of repression against indigenous people engaged in nonviolent protest against the US-Peru Free Trade Agreement. Peruvian President Alan Garcia has used the FTA as a pretext to institute new laws that usher in an unprecedented wave of extractive industries – expanding logging, oil and gas drilling, mining, and destructive agriculture into the Amazon Rainforest. more...  4 Comments

Judge Finds Starbucks Guilty of Extensive Union-Busting

Starbucks Workers Union | Following a lengthy trial here last year, a National Labor Relations Board judge has found Starbucks guilty of extensive violations of federal labor law in its bid to counter the IWW Starbucks Workers Union more...  1 Comments

We Won't Back Down: Starbucks Manager Threatens Lawsuit and t Against IWW

Worker Freedom | Statement of the IWW Starbucks Workers Union followed by threat letter received yesterday

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ACT NOW! - SBUX Responds to Union Action by Denying Anna; Need Further Action

Daniel Gross & the Starbucks Workers Union | Anna Hurst is trying to get 2 weeks pay from Starbucks more...  1 Comments

Daniel Gross Commentary on The Chicago Sit-Down Strike

Worker Freedom | The Chicago Sit-Down Strike

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IWW Demands Pay for Fellow Barista

Stephanie Basile | Hurst was wrongfully removed from the work schedule for 2 weeks in retaliation for being late to work. The Starbucks Workers Union of the IWW recently went to Hurst's store at Union Square to deliver a letter to management demanding 2 weeks' pay. more...  0 Comments

Starbucks Baristas Present 500 Petition Signatures for More Security at Store

Worker Freedom | Workers, Customers, and Community Members Concerned About Threats and Harassment at the Location

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Starbucks Management Conference in New Orleans Hit with Unexpected Union Protest

Worker Freedom |
Supporters of the IWW Starbucks Workers Union Took the Streets in an Energetic Display of Solidarity more...  0 Comments

Pro-union Starbucks barista gets his job back [AP]

Worker Freedom | August 29, 2008

NEW YORK -- A barista who said he was fired from Starbucks Corp. for helping to organize fellow workers into a union has been given his job back. more...  0 Comments

Starbucks Union Statement on Closure of 600 Stores

Starbucks Workers Union | In the wake of this announcement, the SWU would like to see some basic questions answered, such as: Which locations will be closed down? What will happen to the workers at these locations? more...  0 Comments

Grand Rapids Starbucks Union and Spanish CNT Announce a Global Day of Action!

Worker Freedom | The Union of Comerical and Hotel workers CNT-AIT in Sevilla, Spain along with the Grand Rapids Starbucks Workers Union (IWW) have announced a Global Day of Action scheduled for July 5th. The two groups are asking social organizations, unions, and individuals from around the world to promote and participate in this day of action. more...  0 Comments

Starbucks Fires Outspoken Michigan Barista for Union Activity

Worker Freedom | Grand Rapids firing comes in the midst of Unfair Labor Practice charges being investigated by the NLRB against Starbucks more...  1 Comments

Grand Rapids Starbucks Union and Spanish CNT Announce a Global Day of Action!

Worker Freedom | Grand Rapids Starbucks Union and Sevilla, Spain CNT have announced a Global Day of Action against Starbucks July 5th

Day to protest recent firing of CNT member in Spain and continuing anti-union discrimination in Grand Rapids more...  0 Comments

Grand Rapids GMB announces a Spring Offensive against Starbucks (SOS)

Worker Freedom | Grand Rapids GMB announces a Spring Offensive against Starbucks (SOS) more...  0 Comments

Celebrate the 4th Anniv. of the Starbucks Union at the CEO's New Mansion!

Eco-Wob |
Saturday, May 17th, 2008
2pm-4pm
Howard Schultz's Mansion
950 Fifth Avenue (East 76th Street on Central Park) more...  0 Comments

M17 in NYC: Celebrate the 4th Anniv. of the Starbucks Union at the CEO's New Man

Worker Freedom | This May 17, the IWW Starbucks Workers Union will
celebrate its fourth anniversary with actions around
the world.

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SWU Allies Hit Starbucks in Spain on May Day

Worker Freedom | The CNT in Spain made sure to stop by Starbucks on their May Day march: more...  0 Comments

M17: Commemorate the 4th Anniversary of the Starbucks Union and Honor Dr. King

Worker Freedom | On May 17, join the IWW Starbucks Workers Union and allies around the
world to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the union's founding in a Day of Action.

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