Leaving tips on credit card transactions was one of the first demands Starbucks employees made when organizing their union, Starbucks Workers United, in August 2021. The company implemented credit card tipping the following year, but only to non-union stores.
Two representatives from the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), Pennsylvania’s largest teachers union, were arrested for trying to talk to union members at the Harrisburg Area Community College’s (HACC) Lancaster campus on Wednesday.
Thousands of commercial janitors and building workers from Service Employees International Union 32 BJ rallied in Philadelphia on Tuesday as the union’s contracts representing 70,000 workers on the East Coast are set to expire over the next few months
The administration’s show of support comes as unprecedented worker organizing — from strike authorizations to work stoppages — hit multiple industries this year, including, transportation, entertainment, hospitality and health care.