Starbucks workers at 10 California locations participate in ‘Red Cup Rebellion' strike

by: Jacque Porter Posted: Nov 17, 2022 / 10:25 AM PST Updated: Nov 17, 2022 / 10:25 AM PST CALIFORNIA (KTXL) — Workers at 10 Starbucks stores in Ca...

November 18, 2022
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by: Jacque Porter Posted: Nov 17, 2022 / 10:25 AM PST Updated: Nov 17, 2022 / 10:25 AM PST CALIFORNIA (KTXL) — Workers at 10 Starbucks stores in California went on strike Thursday, joining workers from at least 90 other locations across the country in protest of their employer's response to unionization efforts, the union organizing the action said. Starbucks Workers United, an affiliate of the Service Employees International Union, calls the strikes the 'Red Cup Rebellion' in reference to Starbucks' annual Red Cup Day promotion which also happens on Thursday, where stores give out free reusable cups with the purchase of a holiday drink.

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