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Starbucks' union critics drop their demand for seats on the company's board

The move is the latest sign that relations are thawing and contract negotiations may soon begin.

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DoorDash says courier wage hike is hurting sales in NYC

The company, which responded to the raise with a $2 fee, estimated that customers have placed 200,000 fewer orders since December.

The coffee brand and Workers United, the parent of Starbucks Workers United, have pledged to hammer out a framework for collective bargaining.

Working Lunch: Starbucks Workers United is stepping up its courtship of the public as it looks ahead to contract negotiations.

Customers are paying more, and couriers are working less. What it all means for restaurants is still unclear, but some fear it could get ugly.

A federal judge has pushed back the day the controversial rule change takes effect by two weeks. He also indicated that he intends to rule soon on whether the new standard should be scrapped.

The accusations, leveled in Chicago and Philadelphia, are part of a wave of stepped-up union activity in recent weeks.

The downtown Philadelphia facility also features an innovation center, but no offices. It's been designed to foster collaboration.

Working Lunch: A Congressional investigation is likely to throw sand into the well-oiled lobbying machinery of One Fair Wage.

CEO Aman Narang said the company grew too quickly as it raced to meet demand. The cuts are intended to lower its operating costs.

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