Jay Boller is a freelance writer based in Minneapolis. Previously he was the web editor for City Pages. His byline has appeared in the Star Tribune, the A.V. Club and the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.
Spyhouse Coffee Co., the upscale Twin Cities chain with six locations, won’t become a union shop. An organized labor push that began in August fizzled out on Monday when 14 of 25 workers voted against unionization. “Sadly, it appears management’s deceptive union-busting rhetoric proved more effective than we had anticipated,” Spyhouse barista Matt Marciniec said. […]