The ruling came in a lawsuit by a Starbucks employee, Douglas Troester, who argued that he was entitled to be paid for the time he spent closing the store after he had clocked out.
By Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press
Marriott International plans to remove plastic straws and drink stirrers from all of its 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by next year.
By Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press
After Starbucks announced on July 9 it would phase out plastic straws from its stores by 2020, disability rights activists were concerned the policy would exclude some people with disabilities.
By Molly Enking
Starbucks will eliminate plastic straws from all of its locations within two years, citing the environmental threat to oceans.
By Associated Press
By Phuong Lee, Associated Press
The quick surrender showed the power of Amazon to help rally opposition and aggressively push back on taxes at all levels of government, even in its affluent home city where the income gap is ever widening and lower-income workers are…
By Associated Press
Starbucks Corp. says Howard Schultz is stepping down as executive chairman this month of the coffee chain he joined more than 30 years ago.
More than 8,000 Starbucks stores closed down Tuesday so that more than 180,000 employees could get anti-bias training aimed at reducing discrimination and unconscious stereotypes. How much can education help us overcome implicit bias? Yamiche Alcindor reports and Judy Woodruff…
After the arrest of two men in a Philadelphia store last month, here’s what we know about Starbucks' strategy -- and whether unconscious bias trainings are effective.
By Terry Tang, Associated Press
Starbucks, trying to put to rest an outcry over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores, is closing more than 8,000 stores for an afternoon of anti-bias training, a strategy some believe can keep racism at…
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