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Union, Supporters Demand Colectivo Begin Negotiations

Union, Supporters Demand Colectivo Begin Negotiations

Coffee company has filed a second appeal over the union election

Union Blasts Colectivo For Stalling Negotiations

Union Blasts Colectivo For Stalling Negotiations

Company files for a second review of the election won by the union in August.

Colectivo Workers Win Union Election

Colectivo Workers Win Union Election

After a tie in March, final ballots tip election in union's favor. But negotiations could be tough.

Colectivo Union Election Finishes

Colectivo Union Election Finishes

NLRB to tabulate results April 6th. Could create largest unionized coffee chain in U.S.

Colectivo Workers Petition for Union Election

Colectivo Workers Petition for Union Election

NLRB election would determine whether Colectivo Coffee workers get a union.

Did Colectivo Hire Union Busters?

Did Colectivo Hire Union Busters?

The Labor Relations Institute has sent high-priced consultants to discuss unionization with Colectivo employees.

Colectivo Owners Oppose Union

Colectivo Owners Oppose Union

Popular coffee company's owners sent a letter to employees discouraging unionization.

House Confidential: Lincoln Fowler’s Century-Old Home
House Confidential

Lincoln Fowler’s Century-Old Home

Colectivo co-owner has 4.5 bathrooms, 3 fireplaces, and lots of coffee.

Now Serving: New Thai, Sushi & Burger Restaurants
Now Serving

New Thai, Sushi & Burger Restaurants

Plus new Tiki and Northwoods-themed bars opening.

Bike Czar: Sticks And Stones May Break Your Bones
Bike Czar

Sticks And Stones May Break Your Bones

An odd run of bike accidents from sticks and stones. Meanwhile car crashes involving bikes are declining.

Murphy’s Law: Crystal Ball for 2014
Murphy’s Law

Crystal Ball for 2014

25 predictions that are certain (well, maybe) to come true this year.

The Alterra Story

The Alterra Story

What makes urban Milwaukee special?  One of those things is certainly committed local businesses.  Alterra Coffee Roasters is certainly one of those companies. Recently the Small Business Times sat down with Alterra’s founders Ward Fowler, Paul Miller, Lincoln Fowler to discuss where the company is headed and how the new Riverwest location on Humboldt fits into that.