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Workers at Two Philadelphia Starbucks Locations Announce Plans to Unionize


Two Starbucks locations in Philadelphia want to form unions. WHYY’s Laura Benshoff reports this is part of a wave of union drives by coffee chain employees across the country.

(Original air-date: 2/1/22)

Laura Benshoff covered stories of statewide interest for Keystone Crossroads and WHYY, with a focus on immigration. She previously reported on the suburbs, public education, and mental health. Her work has aired nationally on NPR, Marketplace and Reveal/CIR. Prior to becoming a journalist, she worked for the City of Philadelphia’s Commerce Department. Laura attended McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She diligently works at speaking Spanish and knows a little French.