Background Briefing| Lane Windham Discusses Starbucks, Union Busting and Howard Schultz in The Hot Seat

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[Ian Masters] examines the lively hearing today before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee chaired by Bernie Sanders titled “No Company is Above the Law. The Need to End Illegal Union Busting at Starbucks.” Joining us to discuss the appearance of Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz under threat of subpoena to answer why the NLRB has filed over 80 complaints and over 500 unfair labor practice charges against Starbucks is Lane Windham, Associate Director of Georgetown University’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor and co-director of WILL Empower (that’s Women Innovating Labor Leadership). She is the author of Knocking on Labor’s Door: Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide.