By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Workers at Coffee Tree Roasters voted unanimously.
Employees at all five Coffee Tree locations have been campaigning to join the Food and Commercial Workers Association since late last year.
On Tuesday, the union tweeted that employees voted strongly in favor of unionization.
We have a long and amazing history of unions here @Pittsburgh. Congratulations to the workers of @CoffeeTreeUnion about a successful vote! Thank you for standing up to protect workers’ rights and daring to dream for a better tomorrow!
– Ed Gainey (@gainey_ed) February 22, 2022
Several local politicians, including Mayor Ed Gainey, have spoken out in support of workers.
https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2022/02/23/workers-at-coffee-tree-roasters-vote-to-unionize/ Workers at coffee roasters vote to unify – CBS Pittsburgh