Monday, 25 July 2011 22:47
Employees seek wage raises, enforced break time, and stipends for lunch and transport.
Labor leaders at one of the world’s largest coffee chains confirmed on Monday that three of the company’s 200 striking workers will be fasting until their employer Starbucks concedes to their demands. The hunger strike is the latest in an ongoing dispute which started on June 28 to improve wages. Photo by Dark Fritz/WikimediaLogin to read more.
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After finishing high school in Cancun, Mexico, Ivan decided to head north for his post-secondary education at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. Since the completion of his Globalization Studies degree in 2009, he has been active in the promotion of participatory democracy and open access to information.