Category: Negotiations

Members of Company and union bargaining committees together on April, 25 2024 in Atlanta, GA

Starbucks and Workers United Resume Bargaining

Starbucks and Workers United remain committed to building a positive, productive relationship. This week, we conducted contract bargaining over a two-day session in Atlanta, Georgia.

Progress on our path forward

Read more about progress on the path forward and the timeline to implement each of the May 2022 benefits for the 188 stores where there was organizing activity on or before May 3, 2022.

Starbucks and Workers United agree on path forward

Read more about our announcement to begin discussions with Workers United on a foundational framework designed to achieve ratified bargaining agreements and resolve certain litigation.

Partners at more than 25 stores have filed for decertification: What does it mean?

Read more about our ongoing efforts to negotiate first contracts for each of our certified stores, and the decision by partners at more than 25 stores to petition the NLRB for a decertification election.

Fact check: Union's latest claims distort the process and our efforts 

Read more about recent claims made by Workers United and get the facts related to the review process for unfair labor practice charges and the Company's continued attempts to progress negotiations towards first contracts for union-represented stores.

Our outreach to resume contract bargaining with Workers United 

Read more about our outreach to Workers United President Lynne Fox, expressing our earnest desire to resume bargaining and our goal of progressing negotiations towards first contracts in 2024.

Prioritizing bargaining, not buses

Read more about our continued effort to progress negotiations towards a first contract for each represented store and why we think Workers United should prioritize bargaining over bus tours.

Latest in our ongoing exchange with Workers United President Lynne Fox

Read more about our latest correspondence with Workers United President Lynne Fox on bargaining delays, unlawful broadcasts of bargaining sessions, lack of commitment to in-person bargaining and requests for a cookie-cutter national contract.

Starbucks launches a new bargaining status lookup tool

Read more about our bargaining status lookup tool, which provides partners real-time updates on bargaining for the 3% of our U.S. company-owned stores represented by a union.

Starbucks pushes to move bargaining process forward while building on more than $1B in investments in the partner experience

An overview of our efforts to work side-by-side with partners to reinvent the future of Starbucks, our more than $1 billion in investments in the partner experience and our work to move the bargaining process forward.

Striking New York Roastery partners elect to return to work

Read more about return to work plans and our efforts to engage with New York Roastery partners and Workers United to support the continued well-being of our partners and customers.

Starbucks Charges Workers United with Failing to Bargain in Good Faith

Read more about our efforts to hold all parties accountable to the collective bargaining process and our move to file unfair labor practice charges against Workers United for failing to bargain in good faith.