Starbucks fires another union leader as fight with workers intensifies


By Khaleda Rahman, Newsweek

Another Starbucks employee who was leading unionization efforts in Buffalo, New York, has reportedly been fired.

Daniel Rojas was terminated at the end of a shift at the Sheridan and Bailey location of the coffee chain on Friday “for violating time and attendance policies that are selectively enforced,” according to a GoFundMe page that Rojas set up on Sunday.

“A Starbucks partner of four years, Danny has dealt with Starbucks’ extreme anti-union tactics on a daily basis for months,” the page says.

“Even when faced with intimidation and surveillance on the job, Danny has fought to make their voice heard and to lift up service workers everywhere.

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