How union drives changed two Milwaukee coffee businesses : NPR

Even before the wave of labor organizing took off at Starbucks, independently owned coffeehouses in cities across the U.S. were becoming hot spots for union drives.

Darren Hauck for NPR


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Darren Hauck for NPR


Even before the wave of labor organizing took off at Starbucks, independently owned coffeehouses in cities across the U.S. were becoming hot spots for union drives.

Darren Hauck for NPR

A generation ago, the words “union shop” were synonymous with auto factories and steel plants.

How the world has changed.

Today, coffee shops have become the face of a new labor movement

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