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The Era of Unionized Coffee: Agreement For Equity And Sustainability!

Corporates all over the world follow the famous philosophy, "Wring your workers & battle your unions." But the historic victory attained by this single Starbucks café in Buffalo, New York symbolizes the power that labor unions still hold even in developed economies. Although this would be the first union for baristas amongst the 8900 (or more) company-owned Starbucks cafes across the US, this single win in Buffalo is significant and bound to create a snowball effect. Union elections were underway in two other cafes in Buffalo. While one of the cafes voted against a union the other is waiting eagerly for the results (delayed amid the controversy of challenged ballots). Two Boston cafes on Monday have filed for union elections. So, the Buffalo café win is surely inspiring workers to pet...

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