Starbucks employees at three stores in the St. Louis area have voted to unionize.
Workers at more than 150 company-owned stores have moved to unionize, according to media reports.
In Springfield, employees at the 631 S. Glenstone Ave. Starbucks store submitted paperwork to start a union last week.
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in May the all-items inflation index surged 8.6% over the past year, the highest increase since 1981.