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Newly unionized Howell Mill and Ansley Mall Starbucks stores joined a national campaign for “Solidarity Sip-ins” on Labor Day in an attempt to bring management to…
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Elected officials and candidates showed up in force at the Atlanta-North Georgia Labor Council’s Annual Labor Day Celebration. Union members from around the area attended the rally and…
The National Labor Relations Board has filed an official complaint alleging that Starbucks is illegally withholding benefits and wage increases for employees of unionized stores. The complaint demands…
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Tenants at The Forest at Columbia apartments avoided mass evictions in August but are now being forced out due to huge rent increases. They’re asking for…
The Atlanta City Council’s Community Development and Human Services (CD/HS) Committee adjourned its Tuesday meeting without addressing a controversial proposal to donate $500,000 from the city’s new affordable…
Mayor Andre Dickens has tapped local land use and zoning expert Jahnee Prince to helm Atlanta’s Department of City Planning, sending local urbanists and municipal leaders into a…
Here’s how inclusionary zoning in Atlanta works, how it doesn’t, and how the system could grow to provide more affordable homes.