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

Quora | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Quora

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
Quora

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

The Reason Starbucks Baristas May Now Take Home Less Of Your Tip

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 08.26.2013 | Business

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Starbucks baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors but not with assistant managers, New York's highest court said Wednesd...

Court Battle Over Who Can Tap Starbucks' Tip Jars

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 05.29.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Baristas, managers and Starbucks itself put in their two cents Tuesday before New York's highest court in a tip-jar dispute that could...

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...

Tipping? There's An App For That

AP | Posted 10.04.2012 | Money

NEW YORK -- Want to leave your barista a tip? Starbucks is making an app for that. The Seattle-based coffee company says a digital tip function will...

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...

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 ...

Starbucks Refuses To Pay Baristas Court-Ordered Tips

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Starbucks Chief Executive Howard Schultz says the coffee chain will not pay its California baristas back for tips they shared with shift supervisors, ...

Starbucks Promises Customers Perfection

AP | ELIZABETH M. GILLESPIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SEATTLE — A day after shutting down most of its U.S. shops for three hours to retrain baristas on espresso basics, Starbucks is welcoming custom...