Supported by Starbucks Workers United, workers at hundreds of Starbucks locations in the U.S. are battling intense union-busting campaigns to organize.
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed more gig workers to organize and fight for better working conditions. Unions should be supporting those efforts.
Employers and governments want the US economy to restart mid-pandemic. Unions can help protect workers as the economy reopens.
Media coverage of union activities has a history of being negative or non-existent, but unions can change this by adopting social media engagement.