Starbucks workers across the country walked out on "Red Cup Day" to demand an end to their employer's unfair labor practices. VP Comms Chris DeFrancesco and Treasurer Michelle Proper were among those who stood in solidarity with the Corbins Corner Starbucks baristas in West Hartford Nov. 16.
Our membership overwhelmingly ratified our proposed contract. The margin was 1,377 in favor, 20 against, a nearly 99% acceptance. Voter turnout was nearly 55%. The contract still needs approval at the state legislature before its May adjournment before it becomes official.