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7-Eleven Franchisee Who Rebelled Against Company Loses in Court

OSAKA, Japan — Mitoshi Matsumoto, the man who has waged a David-and-Goliath campaign against the Japanese convenience store giant 7-Eleven,…

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Apple Workers at Maryland Store Vote to Unionize, a First in the U.S.

Apple employees at a Baltimore-area store have voted to unionize, making it the first of the company’s 270-plus stores in…

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Starbucks Executive, Prominent in Push Against Union Drive, Will Leave

Starbucks said Friday that an executive who played a key role in the company’s response to a growing union campaign…

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The Pralines, Pecan Log Rolls and Nostalgia Fueling the Stuckey’s Revival

In June 2020, having used her life savings to buy back the failing roadside franchise that bears her family name,…

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Apple Store Showdown: Inside the Battle for Union Representation

ATLANTA — Sydney Rhodes’s frustration was rising. Seated at a hotel conference table across the street from the Apple store…

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Labor Board Seeks Unionization at Starbucks Where Union Lost Election

The National Labor Relations Board is seeking to order Starbucks to recognize a union at a Buffalo-area store where the…

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The suspect recorded months’ worth of preparation in an online chat log.

For months before the mass shooting in Buffalo that killed 10 people, a teenager mulled potential targets, posted racist and…

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A Winnipeg Landmark Rich in Symbolism Comes Under Indigenous Control

Few editions of this newsletter have prompted as many emails from readers as did the one last year about the…

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Apple Store workers in Atlanta are the first to formally seek a union.

Employees at an Apple store in Atlanta filed a petition on Wednesday to hold a union election. If successful, the…

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A ‘Wild West’ of Marijuana Shops Grows in Toronto

TORONTO — If you are hankering for a government-sanctioned joint, then you have come to the right city. The options…

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