Andrea Hsu

Andrea Hsu appears in the following:

Millions of Americans have long COVID. Many of them are no longer working

Sunday, July 31, 2022

An estimated 4 million workers in the U.S. are struggling to work due to debilitating symptoms from long COVID. The government is urging employers to provide accommodations to keep them on the job.


The struggles COVID long-haulers face at the workplace

Friday, July 29, 2022

Millions of working Americans are seeing their work productivity compromised by long COVID. Now, both workers and doctors are speaking out about what COVID long-haulers need to stay in the workforce.


As economy cools, scattered layoffs put an end to dream jobs for some workers

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

As companies that experienced explosive growth in the pandemic begin to scale back, some workers are finding themselves suddenly out of work and scrambling to land something new.


One unionized. The other did not. How 2 Milwaukee cafés were changed by union drives

Friday, July 01, 2022

A barista-led labor movement has dealt challenges to coffee shop owners, and not just Howard Schultz. In Milwaukee, two independently owned cafés faced union drives with two very different outcomes.


The barista uprising: Coffee shop workers ignite a union renewal

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Baristas at Starbucks as well as independently owned coffeehouses have driven a surge in union organizing. They see their activism as benefiting not just themselves, but working people broadly.


Inside the marathon Zoom call where Amazon seeks to overturn historic union victory

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

With the existence of a grass roots union at stake, the National Labor Relations Board is considering Amazon's objections to the Amazon Labor Union's historic victory.


This café learned sometimes the threat of unionizing is enough to create change

Sunday, June 19, 2022

Union campaigns aren't always successful, but just the threat of a union can lead to change. That's what happened at one coffee company in Milwaukee where workers now have multiple ways to speak up.


Independent coffeehouses become hot spots for unionizing

Friday, June 17, 2022

A small business owner in Milwaukee poured everything he had into opening the coffee shop of his dreams. His workers had dreams of their own — and they formed a union.


Coffee shop baristas across the country are driving a surge in union elections

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Baristas across the country are leading union drives at their workplaces. A combination of factors have led to this surge in activism among service workers who before now felt they had little voice.


Amazon seeks to overturn historic Staten Island union victory at labor hearing

Monday, June 13, 2022

The National Labor Relations Board is considering Amazon's objections to a union election that resulted in the first unionized Amazon warehouse in the U.S.


The idea of working in the office, all day, every day? No thanks, say workers

Sunday, June 05, 2022

Working from home isn't possible in many jobs, but in companies where it is, the return to office has become a point of tension between workers and their bosses.


After 2 years of working from home, many workers aren't ready to return to the office

Thursday, June 02, 2022

More than two years into the pandemic, many workers who have worked remotely during that time are resisting returning to the office, forcing their bosses to reconsider how to move forward.


After forming a union, negotiating a contract can be an uphill battle

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Workers are winning union elections across the country, but the next step might be more difficult. Collective bargaining can take years, and some workers never see a contract.


Starbucks says employees getting new benefits, but not at stores that are unionizing

Tuesday, May 03, 2022

On an investor call, Starbucks interim CEO Howard Schultz said the company was investing $1 billion to raise wages, enhance benefits and modernize stores. But unionized stores won't get some of that.


Amazon Labor Union fails to repeat victory in Staten Island Amazon warehouse election

Monday, May 02, 2022

An Amazon sorting center on Staten Island in New York has voted against unionizing, a month after a larger Amazon warehouse across the street voted to join the Amazon Labor Union.


Starbucks workers drive nationwide surge in union organizing

Sunday, May 01, 2022

Starbucks workers have driven a surge in union election petitions filed with the National Labor Relations Board. Unionizing has also picked up at colleges, non-profits and pot dispensaries.


A 2nd Amazon warehouse on Staten Island begins voting on a union

Monday, April 25, 2022

Less than a month after the Amazon Labor Union unionized the first Amazon facility in the U.S., workers at a smaller warehouse across the street begin voting on whether to join the upstart union.


More and more Starbucks stores are voting to unionize

Thursday, April 14, 2022

The Starbucks unionization campaign is picking up speed, despite attempts by the company to slow its momentum. 20 stores have now voted to unionize, and more than 200 have petitioned for votes.


Starbucks workers win streak of union elections, with no sign of slowing

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Once seen as among the most generous of employers, Starbucks is now grappling with disillusionment among its workers. Since December, 20 stores have unionized with more filing for elections every day.


Store by store, the union drive at Starbucks is gaining ground

Friday, April 08, 2022

Workers at a northern Virginia Starbucks explain why they're seeking a union, and what they hope membership will bring.