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Starbucks Closing 16 US Stores for Safety Issues

Starbucks is closing 16 stores around the country because of repeated safety issues, including drug use and other disruptive behaviors that threaten staff. The coffee giant is closing six stores in its hometown of Seattle, six in Los Angeles, two …

Starbucks Sued by U.S. Labor Board Over Retaliation Claims

U.S. labor officials are asking a federal court to force Starbucks Corp. to reinstate a group of activists, escalating the legal battle over the company’s response to the union campaign sweeping through its stores. In a filing Friday, the National …

California Man Awarded $7.5M After Slip and Fall at Starbucks

A Vista Superior Court jury has ordered Starbucks to pay a chiropractor and his family $7.5 million after a slip and fall accident left him with a brain injury. Court records show the amount aims to compensate Anthony Zaccaglin for …

Starbucks Sued for Firing Dwarf from Barista Job

The U.S. government is suing Starbucks, saying the coffee company fired a barista in El Paso, Texas because she is a dwarf. When the employee asked for a stool or small stepladder to perform her job, Starbucks denied the request …