Chicago Roastery Partners Vote No

Read more about why our Chicago Roastery partners voted 119-90 to reject Workers United and maintain a direct relationship with the company.

Partners at more than a dozen 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 eight stores to petition the NLRB for a decertification election.

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.

Responding to Workers United’s Pride Month smear campaign

Read more about the Unfair Labor Practice charges Starbucks filed against Workers United for making maliciously false statements about the gender-affirming care benefits we provide and our longstanding policy allowing Pride decorations in our stores.

Our unwavering support for Pride Month celebrations and the LGBTQIA2+ community

Read more about the many ways Starbucks celebrates, supports and empowers our LGBTQIA2+ partners and customers during Pride Month and throughout the year.

Addressing misinformation: Access to gender-affirming care for all partners

Read more about our longstanding commitment to provide all partners enrolled in a Starbucks health plan access to gender-affirming care.

Our difficult decision to close Ithaca area stores

Read more about the outcomes of a regular business review, which included the difficult decision to close two Ithaca area stores due to extreme operational challenges.

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.

Sharing our commitment to partners with the Senate HELP Committee

Read more about our long-standing commitment to partners and watch a recap of former interim ceo Howard Schultz's testimony before the U.S. Senate HELP Committee.

Building a different kind of company

Read more about how Starbucks has set itself apart as a different kind of company that puts its partners first, and hear directly from founder Howard Schultz as he prepares to appear before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.

Our long-standing efforts to put our partners first

Read more about our commitment to moving the good-faith bargaining process forward and why Starbucks continues to be the employer of choice for more than 235,000 U.S. partners.