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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Starbucks workers strike during Red Cup Day on Forbes Avenue on Thursday.

‘Give us a fair contract’ : Starbucks workers strike on Red Cup Day in Oakland

By Abby Lipold, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

Pitt’s Amos Hall Starbucks joined the largest Starbucks strike in history Thursday afternoon in the ongoing battle for workers’ rights. Starbucks workers from Amos Hall, Craig Street and South Side...

The exterior of Starbucks in Amos Hall on Fifth Avenue.

Amos Hall Starbucks baristas strike in response to ‘mismanagement’

By Bella Markovitz, Staff Writer September 11, 2023
The baristas at the Amos Hall Starbucks knew that August 24 would be especially busy, as it was both move-in day for Amos Hall and the launch of Starbucks’ fall menu. That’s exactly why they chose that day to strike.
A protester rallies with a crowd of UPMC employees on Grant Street during Thursday’s UPMC Essential Worker Strike in Downtown.

Photos: UPMC strike

By Patrick Cavanagh, Staff Photographer November 19, 2021

A crowd of UPMC hospital workers and allies rallied Downtown on Grant Street and outside of UPMC headquarters on Thursday afternoon at the UPMC Essential Worker Strike. Hospital workers walked off...

Journalists of the Post-Gazette are participating in a byline strike to protest what they described as “a tense, toxic environment, bereft of joy and respect.”

Editorial: We support the Post-Gazette’s byline strike

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 20, 2019
For a while now, there has been an uneasy, seemingly hostile relationship between journalists at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the newspaper’s higher-ups.
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