• union representation Aug 31, 2021

    Starbucks Unionization Effort Brews at 3 New York Cafes

    Workers at three Starbucks coffee shops in the Buffalo area filed petitions Monday with the National Labor Relations Board asking for a vote on union representation, the latest development in a nationwide, pandemic-era reckoning on wages and working conditions. Employees at the stores told The New York Times they were seeking to organize under the Starbucks Workers United banner to address...

  • unemployment Jul 14, 2021

    Teens Are Stepping Up to Fill Vacant Job Openings – Entry-Level and Not

    The rate of teenage unemployment is the lowest it’s been since 1953. As many businesses in the service industry struggle to find enough workers, teenage employees are stepping up in a big way – like when a 19-year-old became the manager of a restaurant. Financial Times Reporter Taylor Rogers talks about her recent story on teens and jobs.

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