Starbucks Workers at Elmwood and Genesee St. become first unionized Starbucks stores in U.S.

On December 9th, 2021, Starbucks workers at the Elmwood & Genesee st. locations became the first unionized corporately owned Starbucks stores in the United States. After months of Starbucks’ aggressive union-busting campaign, workers were victorious in their union campaign and became the newest members of the Rochester Regional Joint Board. Since this first victory, over […]

Spotlight Bill Marshall Vice President WRO

Subject: Spotlight Bill Marshall Vice President WROA Workers United RRJB Upstate New York, Union Member Contributions to Social Justice.By Ed Laughlin, President, WRO Workers United Bill Marshall is married to his beautiful wife Patty and they have three daughters Savine, Letitia and Katrice. Bill was born in Trenton, New Jersey. His parents decided moved to […]

Frank Fava Long time Union Member Running for Sodus Town Board

At the Sodus Farmers Market. Pictured right is Frank Fava Long time union member who is running for Sodus town board. On the left is Workers United Upstate NY WRO President Ed Laughlin. Frank Fava is a union activist and retiree from Xerox Local 14A.