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•  From HuffPost:

"The union representing Starbucks workers won a clean sweep of five store elections in the Richmond, Virginia, area on Tuesday, showing no signs of slowing as they try to organize the coffee chain store by store."

The story notes that "as the union continues to rack up election victories, the battleground is shifting to the bargaining table, where workers will try to secure a first union contract. A Starbucks spokesperson predicted in an interview with HuffPost last week that 'developing a contract that meets or exceeds what we already offer to our partners is going to be difficult for them to do'."