Starbucks Accuses NLRB Officials Of Misconduct In Union Elections: Reuters

  • Starbucks Corp SBUX has accused the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) overseeing union elections at its U.S. cafes of misconduct, Reuters reported.
  • The coffeehouse giant has also called for a halt to its union elections pending the investigation of the complaint.
  • In its complaint letter to NLRB, the company said NLRB agents helped the Workers United Union to win elections by manipulating the voting process.
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  • The report noted Starbucks learned of the misconduct from a long-time NLRB employee-turned whistleblower.
  • Workers United said the letter was Starbucks' "latest attempt to manipulate the legal process for their own means and prevent workers from exercising their fundamental right to organize."
  • The report added that employees at 216 Starbucks cafes have voted to join the union so far and 46 cafes have voted against the move.
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  • Price Action: SBUX shares are trading higher by 0.60% at $88.84 on the last check Monday.
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