Starbucks settles union dispute in Twin Cities

SEATTLE Starbucks Corp. recently accepted a settlement with the National Labor Relations Board to allow its Minneapolis-area employees to post union materials in their break areas and discuss union issues while on the job as long as the activities do not interfere with their work.

The settlement stems from several charges of unfair labor practices initiated by the Industrial Workers of the World since January. IWW has attempted to unionize Starbucks workers in

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