Starbucks’ signature holiday drinks may come with a shot of guilt today for customers sympathetic to the labor movement.
Workers at more than 200 U.S. Starbucks locations walked off the job Thursday in what organizers said was the largest strike yet in the two-year-old effort to unionize the company's stores.
If you find you’re waiting longer for your coffee, you’re probably not alone.
There’s fewer workers to get things done.
And that’s something that’s happening on a larger scale.
We’re seeing a shift in workers entering and leaving the workforce.
UW Public Policy professor Jacob Vigdor is here to explain.
Host Bill Radke discusses the week’s news with The Stranger’s Vivian McCall, Puget Sound Business Journal’s Alex Halverson, and KUOW’s David Hyde.
A record 138 businesses in Washington were fined for violating child labor laws last year, the highest number in recent memory, according to U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, a Washington Democrat.
More than a million women in Bogotá, Colombia, do unpaid family caregiver work full-time. The country has launched a groundbreaking program called "Care Blocks" to ease their burden.
Thousands of Kaiser Permanente health care workers in Washington will go on strike next month if a new contract is not reached by the end of October.
Contract negotiations between the healthcare giant and workers in the state have been ongoing since the spring.
It’s been almost a year since Kroger and Albertsons announced a possible merger. Now a buyer has entered the picture - C & S Wholesale Grocers has plans to snap up 104 stores in Washington for a $1.9 billion. It all hinges on approval from the FTC, but for now C &S says it doesn’t plan any major changes for employees. Seattle Times reporter Paul Roberts is here to talk about what the sale could mean for local shoppers and workers.