“Starbucks workers in Olney, MD overwhelmingly voted to unionize with @SBWorkersUnited in MAY citing short staffing & unfair scheduling,” Montgomery County DSA tweeted yesterday. “Workers have a first proposal ready to go but @Starbucks has refused to come to the table Share this post & tell mgmt to bargain in good faith!” Added UFCW 400, “C'mon Starbucks, get serious. Your shops in Giant and Safeway stores in Olney are already unionized with @UFCW. These workers deserve a union contract too!”
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On Saturday, 1199SEIU Maryland/DC kicked off their Weekend Warriors program in Baltimore and Prince George’s County, tweeting they were “knocking doors for @iamwesmoore @arunamiller @BrookeELierman @BrownforMD & @votecarljackson; Come join us on Oct 8 - sign up here: http://bit.ly/1199warriors”