Eugene: Starbucks Workers and Community Members Rally to Support Unionizing Efforts

By Lukas Alder On January 27, workers and their supporters rallied outside a Starbucks location in Eugene, Oregon, where workers have filed a petition to unionize. The striking workers have continued their union drive in the face of tactics meant to intimidate them from the corporation’s upper management. The unionization effort is part of a larger trend among Starbucks workers in New York, Ohio, and … Continue reading Eugene: Starbucks Workers and Community Members Rally to Support Unionizing Efforts

Eugene: Starbucks Workers Unite to Fight for Demands, Determined to Resist Retaliation

Photo: Workers at the Eugene Location (Credit: Jan) By Sarah Ahmed Early in January, workers at the 29th Avenue and Willamette Street Starbucks location in Eugene, Oregon filed a petition to form a union with the federal government’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Tribune spoke with the Eugene workers as they prepare themselves for bigger battles with the company and to learn more about the … Continue reading Eugene: Starbucks Workers Unite to Fight for Demands, Determined to Resist Retaliation

Eugene: Trabajadores de Starbucks se unen para luchar por demandas, decididos a resistir las represalias

Foto de portada: Trabajadores en la ubicación de Eugene (Crédito: Jan) Por Sarah Ahmed A principios de enero, los trabajadores de la ubicación de Starbucks en 29th Avenue y Willamette Street en Eugene, Oregón, presentaron una petición para formar un sindicato ante la Junta Nacional de Relaciones Laborales (NLRB, por sus siglas en inglés) del gobierno federal. Tribune habló con los trabajadores de Eugene mientras … Continue reading Eugene: Trabajadores de Starbucks se unen para luchar por demandas, decididos a resistir las represalias

Eugene: Protesters Denounce Olympic Trials’ Impact on Community, Imperialist Ties

Photo credit: James Croxton  @jwcroxton // Double Sided Media By James Avery and David Martinez In Eugene, Oregon, on the first day of the US Olympic Trials on June 18, community members led by Eugene Housing and Neighborhood Defense (HAND) gathered to protest the event, citing imperialism as the exploitative foundation for the Olympic Games. The Olympic Trials, in which American athletes compete for spots on the … Continue reading Eugene: Protesters Denounce Olympic Trials’ Impact on Community, Imperialist Ties