Starbucks workers at Overland Park store announce plans to unionize, joining nationwide push

Starbucks Overland Park union

Employees at a Starbucks store in Overland Park announced plans this week to unionize, alongside a growing number of stores across the country asking for better work conditions, including the company's Country Club Plaza location. Image via SBWorkersUnited Twitter account.

Employees at a Starbucks in Overland Park have announced efforts to unionize for better working conditions, joining workers at another Kansas City-area location on the Country Club Plaza and dozens of other Starbucks franchises across the country. 

Workers at the store at 10201 West 75th Street just off I-35 voiced their concerns about their store’s working conditions in a letter published Monday and addressed to Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson.