Workers are seeking unions at Starbucks, Dollar General and Amazon locations. Here's why that matters

Shellie Parsons never thought she'd be supporting an effort to win union representation at the Dollar General store where she's worked for a bit more than a year.

Business, Workers Are Seeking Unions At Starbucks

10/23/2021 1:09:00 AM

These efforts are a sign of changing dynamics in the current US labor market, with employers unable to find the number of workers they want — and many more workers willing to walk away. It's also a sign of growing activity among labor unions and workers.

Shellie Parsons never thought she'd be supporting an effort to win union representation at the Dollar General store where she's worked for a bit more than a year.

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It Looks Like Dollar General Will Narrowly Defeat A Union EffortAfter a preliminary vote count in Connecticut, two workers supported and three workers opposed becoming the only unionized Dollar General store in the country.