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The Revolt of the College-Educated Working Class

Noam Scheiber The New York Times
Since the Great Recession, the college-educated have taken more frontline jobs at companies like Starbucks and Amazon. Now they’re helping to unionize them.

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Amazon Organizers Target a Potent Anti-Union Weapon

Robert Iafolla Bloombertg Law
The unions attempting to represent Amazon workers at facilities in Bessemer, Ala., and Staten Island, N.Y., filed separate charges this month claiming federal labor law violations arising from the company convening mandatory anti-union meetings.

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Young Workers Give Unions New Hope

Dee-Ann Durbin ABC News
Between 2019 and 2021, the overall percentage of U.S. union members stayed flat. But the percentage of workers ages 25-34 who are union members rose from 8.8% to 9.4%, or around 68,000 workers, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Union Wins Election at a Second Buffalo-Area Starbucks

Noam Scheiber The New York Times
Since the initial victory in Buffalo, workers at several other Starbucks stores throughout the country have filed for union elections, including in Boston, Chicago, Seattle and Knoxville, Tenn.
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