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Home Depot Workers Want To Form The Chain’s First Store Union – Heemang Parmar

A Home Depot store in Northeast Philadelphia could soon become the home-improvement chain’s very first to unionize, giving yet another boost to an energized U.S. labor movement that’s tackling the retail sector. Vince Quiles, who works in the store’s receiving department, filed a petition this week for a union election with the National Labor Relations…

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Starbucks Forced To Rehire 7 Fired Memphis Workers Who Led Union Effort – Heemang Parmar

Starbucks said Wednesday it will reinstate seven employees who were fired in February after leading an effort to unionize their Memphis store. The seven will get their jobs back after the Seattle-based coffee giant lost an appeal of a lower court’s order to reinstate them. Starbucks said the employees violated company policy by reopening the…

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Labor Unions See Their Highest Approval Rating In Nearly Six Decades – Heemang Parmar

Americans have taken an increasingly positive view of labor unions over the past decade, with 71% now saying they approve of them in a new Gallup poll. That’s the highest favorability rating Gallup has seen for organized labor since 1965. The affirmative view of unions comes amid a burst of workplace organizing at previously non-union…

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