Poor v. Starbucks Corporation

  1. February 17, 2023

    NY Forecast: 2nd Circ. To Hear Worker's Religious Bias Claims

    The Second Circuit will hear arguments Wednesday in a former worker's attempt to revive his religious discrimination, retaliation and hostile work environment claims against a social services provider in New York City. Here, Law360 looks at those upcoming arguments and other major labor and employment cases on the docket in New York.

  2. February 13, 2023

    Pause Case While 2nd Circ. Mulls Subpoenas, Starbucks Says

    Starbucks has asked a New York federal judge to pause a case accusing it of undermining a Long Island store's unionization efforts, saying its ability to access workers' communications as part of its fight against the litigation depends on a forthcoming Second Circuit decision.

  3. January 27, 2023

    Starbucks Union Says Subpoenas Part Of Intimidation Effort

    Counsel for Starbucks Workers United told a Brooklyn federal judge that the coffee giant's requests for employee communications is part of a "much bigger" strategy to interrogate, intimidate and retaliate against workers who support a nationwide unionization push.

  4. January 17, 2023

    Starbucks Fights NLRB's 'Brash' Demands Over Subpoenas

    Starbucks called on a New York federal judge to shut down the National Labor Relations Board general counsel's attempt to avoid subpoenas seeking communications about organizing between the union, workers and the media, saying the board attorneys' arguments are "brash" and repetitive.

  5. January 13, 2023

    Judge OKs Protective Order In Starbucks Injunction Suit

    A federal magistrate judge has approved a protective order shielding some information produced in discovery as part of a National Labor Relations Board lawsuit seeking an order requiring Starbucks to bargain with a union.

  6. January 10, 2023

    Starbucks, NLRB GC Seek Protective Order In Injunction Suit

    Starbucks and NLRB prosecutors filed a joint protective order request in New York federal court for information brought to discovery in agency attorneys' injunction bid seeking a bargaining order at a store and a nationwide cease and desist mandate against firing union backers.

  7. December 16, 2022

    NY Forecast: Judge Hears Case Over Union Staffer Firing

    This week, a New York federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments in a construction workers union's bid to dismiss a lawsuit that a former union staff member filed claiming he was fired during a retaliation campaign launched by another union officer. Here, Law360 looks at that case and other major labor and employment cases on the docket in the state.

  8. November 30, 2022

    NLRB GC Seeks Nationwide Relief In Starbucks Injunction Bid

    The National Labor Relations Board's Brooklyn, New York, office requested a temporary injunction Wednesday against Starbucks, seeking multiple remedies for the company's alleged threats against unionizing workers at a Long Island store, such as a bargaining order and nationwide cease and desist mandate against firing union supporters.

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