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TAP: Is Unemployment Insurance Behind the Fast-Food Labor Shortage?

May 5, 2021
“Roberts started a campaign on Coworker to demand Sonic provide a way for customers to use credit cards to tip carhops. Thousands of signatures later, her campaign successfully pushed Sonic to allow customers to tip by credit card on the Sonic app.” Read More

PITTSBURGH POST GAZETTE: Two ex-employees of Guy Fieri’s restaurant in Westmoreland County allege unfair pay, racism

April 27, 2021

“On March 4, the group sent a petition to management that had over 3,000 signatures on it.”

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Riley Breakell, a former Starbucks barista, who joined campaigns on

USA TODAY: Starbucks pauses ‘Happy Hour’ promotions due to crowd concerns amid coronavirus surges

December 15, 2020

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

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QUARTZ: Digital tools are helping employees mobilize the workforce

December 13, 2020
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BUSINESS INSIDER: Starbucks reveals plans for $15 minimum wage across America, following workers’ demands for higher pay

December 10, 2020

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

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