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The Reason Starbucks Employees Were Hesitant To Embrace Its College Tuition Program

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 04.29.2015 | College

At the beginning of April, Starbucks announced an expansion of its college tuition assistance program, which now covers four years of schooling instea...

11 Starbucks Hacks for Coffee Lovers

Quora | Posted 05.26.2015 | Taste

Iced Teas are double-strength in pitcher and watered down for your final recipe. Ask for "no water" for a much stronger (and, in my opinion, more effective) flavor.

Starbucks Coffee, Tea, or My Deepest Thoughts

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Wendy N. Powell

Will they linger longer to chat about their opinions about race, grab their coffee and leave, or go to the coffee shop down the block? That is a consumer choice.

Starbucks Wants Employees To Start Conversations About Race With Customers

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 03.18.2015 | Black Voices

An internal meeting with Starbucks employees held three months ago stirred a powerful discussion on race in America. It has since prompted the company...

Two Former Baristas on What You Can Learn From Working at Starbucks

Quora | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business

You learn basic skills to interact with people and I soon realized that "small talk" is a really great thing. I became friends with a lot of my customers and learned about their lives, stories, kids, etc.

Starbucks Vows To Raise Wages For Workers By January

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 10.17.2014 | Business

Starbucks just unveiled plans to raise pay for baristas and shift supervisors. The raises, which will be tailored to individual employees’ pay p...

Starbucks Baristas Fight To Show Tattoos

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business

Starbucks baristas who've long been forced to hide their tattoos may soon be able to show off their ink. In an internal email to employees last wee...

What Your Coffee Order at Starbucks May Say About You

Quora | Posted 11.04.2014 | Taste

This question originally appeared on Quora:What insights do baristas get into customers based on their coffee orders? Answer by Alecia Li Morgan, ...

Worker To Starbucks: 'I'm Not Able To Parent The Way I'd Like To'

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.21.2014 | Business

Changes to Starbucks’ erratic system for scheduling its workers' hours can’t come quickly enough for Allison Montgomery. “Starbucks is not ca...

Alexander C. Kaufman

Starbucks' New Schedule Policy May Not Be Enough For Struggling Parents | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.15.2014 | Business

Starbucks said Thursday it is changing its scheduling policies in hopes of easing the burden on workers struggling to balance their home lives with th...

Starbucks Apologizes To Louisiana Woman Over Satanic Latte Art

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business

The devil, it seems, is in the caramel drizzle. Louisiana schoolteacher Megan K. Pinion was "appalled" after recently being served two Starbucks dr...

Speak Up With Jimmy: Coffee Talk at the Original Starbucks Store in Seattle (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 11.26.2013 | Taste
Jimmy Nguyen

Do you love coffee and love to talk about it? Learn some coffee talk from baristas, as I visit the original Starbucks store at the Pike Place Market in Seattle.

Starbucks Workers Win $14 Million

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 11.13.2012 | Money

Starbucks workers in Massachusetts just got the tip of a lifetime. Late last week, a federal appeals court in Boston awarded a group of baristas at...

Man Assaults Starbucks Barista Over Lack Of Cream

Posted 06.07.2012 | Home

Abbotsford, British Columbia police are searching for a man who assaulted a Starbucks barista after she told him they were out of cream. Const. Ian...

Starbucks: The Unofficial Office for Social Change

Aaron Hurst | Posted 05.03.2012 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

Wowed by a singing barista and a great place to bring her two daughters, Cecilia joined the Starbucks team as their Vice President of Global Diversity, Community and Government Affairs, for Starbucks Coffee Company.

Starbucks' Secret Menu

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.15.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Frequenters of Starbucks know the situation all too well: You're standing in line, reciting the precise order of the five different descriptors that c...

What's Wrong With Starbucks Is Also What's Wrong With America

Yisrael Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Yisrael Campbell

Hey Starbucks, forget about the swine flu and make more than your logo green -- make your stores green as well.

Starbucks Wins Reversal Of $100-Million Verdict On Baristas' Tips

Los Angeles Times | Andrea Chang and Jerry Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The tempest in a tip jar tipped back in favor of Starbucks Corp. on Tuesday when a California appeals court reversed a ruling that had ordered the cof...

Confessions of a Barista

Paul Krassner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Krassner

Just my luck, on Independence Day weekend, I'm suddenly dependent on family, friends and Unemployment Insurance.

Calorie-ality Check in NYC

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

It's been two months since New York City restaurants with 15 or more nationwide outlets were compelled by law to publicly display calorie counts on all their products. This is particularly hard on Starbucks: Not only are the drinks outed, but those killer pastries as well.

Starbucks Sued In New York Over Baristas' Tips

New York Times | STEVEN GREENHOUSE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A former barista sued Starbucks on Thursday, accusing the company of cheating thousands of baristas in New York State by giving a share of their tips ...