Starbucks has accused federal labour officials of working with union leaders to sway election results and demanded the government halt all further ballots pending an investigation. The coffee chain has been the target of one of the most concerted labour-organising campaigns in the fast-food industry since the 1980s, with more than 220 Starbucks stores across the country voting to unionise since December. Workers say the chain’s stores are understaffed and Starbucks is taking advantage of them for profit.
This week in legal news we're following cases against the Trump organization and Penguin Random House, as well as an effort by Starbucks to stop a union election.
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