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The results of a union vote by Carbondale Starbucks workers have been released

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Workers at the Starbucks location on East Main Street in Carbondale have voted to form a union.

A corporaton news release Thursday announced the vote in favor of a union was 11 yes votes and two no votes.

It becomes the first Starbucks to unionize in southern Illinois.

Another location in the St. Louis area also voted to unionize.

Starbucks reports 210 locations have now voted to unionize since the Workers United Movement started.

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