The workers said they want better wages, higher staffing levels and a voice on COVID-19 safety measures.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Some local baristas are getting themselves a union for Christmas.

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Workers at The Coffee Tree are unionizing with the United Food and Commerical Workers.

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It is an effort with more than 50 workers at all five local shops. It includes shops in Mt. Lebanon, Shadyside, Squirrell Hill, Pleasant Hills and Fox Chapel.

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The workers said they want better wages, higher staffing levels and a voice on COVID-19 safety measures.