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Should You Really Buy Starbucks as Union Battle Heats Up?

·3 min read

Beloved coffee chain Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) is facing a brewing conflict with its workers, who are slowly starting to unionize throughout the company. Time has flown by since the first Starbucks store voted to unionize last December. Starbucks announced pay raises in May, but only for non-unionized stores, citing a requirement to bargain before the company can make any compensation or benefits changes at unionized stores.