Independence, MO Starbucks Baristas Strike For Trans Care & Abortion Road Trip Cash

They should ask for a unicorn whilst they're at it.

Meanwhile . . . Back in the real world Starbucks is shutting down locations over safety concerns

Here's the progressive local angle . . .

"Baristas say union-busting tactics make them ineligible for travel coverage for abortions and gender-affirming care in states where those are banned."

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Independence Starbucks workers strike over the company's threat to withhold health care insurance

Starbucks workers at the 39th Street storefront in Independence went on strike Wednesday to protest the company's threat to withhold health care amidst union negotiations. Workers say Starbucks corporate is threatening to withhold travel benefits for abortion and gender-affirming care to unionizing stores in states where that health care is banned.