A strike by knights, queens and other cast at the California castle led to a new union effort by technical workers who help put on the show.
Officials at the National Labor Relations Board had accused the burrito chain of closing the workers' store because of a unionization effort.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer also signed a bill restoring the state’s “prevailing wage” law to boost pay on government-funded projects.
Workers in the nation's second-largest school district are seeking 30% raises. The district’s last strike was in 2019, the first in three decades.
This would be the first time in 60 years that a state rolled back a right-to-work law that was already in effect.
The Department of Homeland Security turned away Canadian workers en route to a striking castle in California, an employee and the union told HuffPost.
Sen. Bob Casey says the changes would help “level the playing field” between workers and employers.
Sen. Bernie Sanders said he looks forward to hearing from Schultz “as to when he intends to end his illegal anti-union activities.”
This marks the third REI outpost to unionize over the past year.
The chain's famous CEO also faces a possible subpoena before the U.S. Senate to address union-busting allegations.