Baristas at Michigan Starbucks Vote to Unionize

May 16, 2022, 7:47 AM

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Joining an emerging movement at Starbucks stores around the country, workers at a Grand Rapids shop have voted to unionize.

The 15-3 vote Friday marks the first time a Starbucks store in Michigan has unionized, Crain's Detroit Business says.

The West Michigan workers voted in a count overseen by the National Labor Relations Board. Their employer has a week to challenge the results. 

Employees at other Michigan coffeeshops are expected to follow.

Read more:  Crain's Detroit Business

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