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Riley Breakell, a former Starbucks barista, who joined campaigns on Coworker.org.

“More than 5,400 Starbucks employees signed a petition on Coworker.org asking Starbucks to stop the Happy Hour events and cancel them for the remainder of 2020.”

“Starbucks workers have been pushing for a $15 minimum wage, with nearly 10,000 people signing a CoWorker.org petition on the topic.”

“‘The reason why we chose to organize is we believe that it’s time for them to see the actual visual effects of shoppers that are hurting because of the pay structure change,’ Willy Solis, an organizer and shopper in Texas, told The Hill.”

“Drew Ambrogi, a senior campaigns strategist at Coworker who worked on the new study, said that pay cuts—even if they’re only impacting fewer than half of all workers—are unacceptable.”

Tekiah, a new seasons employee and petition creator, stands outside of New Seasons Market.

“‘It’s incredibly important for people to experience wins, to experience their own power,’ Kutch said. She says even small victories can be empowering, and they give workers the experience they need to push for more transformative changes.”

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“Michelle Miller of CoWorker.org reimagines how we can be agents of our economy instead of objects in the economy.”

“A petition on coworker.org, signed by more than 7,000 people, calls on people to stand against sexual harassment at the store and asks other Trader Joe’s workers to share their stories.“

“More than 7,000 people, including staff and customers, have signed an online petition started by Tekiah Elzey, who worked in the produce section at New Seasons Market’s Concordia location, one of 18 around the metro area.“

“On Friday, 236 employees of Pinterest, a company known for its virtual pinboards, expressed solidarity on an internal chat app with three former co-workers who have accused the company of racial and sex discrimination and retaliation.”