Workers at Everett Starbucks vote to unionize

Baristas at a Starbucks north of Seattle in Everett voted 13-1 to form a union this week, joining at least 100 Starbucks stores that have unionized across the country since December.

Starbucks halts stock buybacks as Schultz pivots to workers

Longtime Starbucks leader Howard Schultz — who returned to the company as interim CEO on Monday — said his first major action will be suspending their share buyback program and plowing those billions of dollars into the company instead.