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Here's why Starbucks' union employees say they have to strike

Reality Check: Amid the harumphing by both sides, the actual points of disagreement between labor and management are starting to become clear.


Former Del Taco shift manager files lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and retaliation

Charges come while the quick-service chain is under a settlement agreement related to an earlier case to ensure workers are safe and have procedures for reporting inappropriate behavior.

The online ordering company is eliminating about 40 positions following a 20% reduction in July.

Dec. 14 has been declared a special occasion for both consumers and employers to show a little extra love to those who work in the food-and-beverage industry.

Industry associations and about 3,000 franchisees have blasted the redefinition being pushed by the NLRB.

Technomic's Take: Declining labor force participation is putting pressure on restaurants. Technology that makes workers' lives easier can help address those challenges.

The petition drive would halt enforcement until voters decide in 2024 whether to keep the controversial fast-food wage law.

New statistics show that 62,100 jobs were added by eating and drinking places, or roughly 1 of every 4 positions created economywide.

Reality Check: The industry’s efforts to avert spikes in labor costs and benefits might as well be canceled due to lack of interest.

The group organizing Starbucks says it is working with the staffs of two Peet's units to hold elections.

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