Speak up for NLRB, against union-busting CEOs

Dear fellow Washingtonians, please take a moment to contact the CEOs of Amazon (Andy Jassy), Starbucks (Laxman Narasimhan), Space X (Elon Musk) and Trader Joe’s (Bryan Palbaum) and tell them about your opinion of their efforts to end the National Labor Relations Board as we know it.

This is so anti-union that I don’t know how any of these so-called “iconic“ West Coast brands have the nerve to put their names on this litigation. The robber barons are trying to destroy Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal and take us back to the 19th century of labor practices. I’m not being hyperbolic, some states are already legalizing child labor in dangerous meat-packing plants.

Did you have to read Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle” in your high school U.S. history class? I did. I thought that that would be a cautionary tale from the past, not a roadmap for anti-union CEOs in the future.”

Jenna Nand

Edmonds

Starbucks response:

To be clear: Starbucks has not joined the SpaceX lawsuit against the NLRB questioning its constitutionality or initiated similar litigation against the NLRB. In the past, where Starbucks was a defendant, in administrative proceedings the company highlighted that an issue along these lines may be relevant in future review of our cases. However, some are mistakenly conflating these positions with the current lawsuit initiated by SpaceX and joined by other companies.”

Background:

You can find additional information here: https://one.starbucks.com/get-the-facts/starbucks-is-not-challenging-the-constitutionality-of-the-nlrb/.

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