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Florida Attorney General accuses Starbucks of racial discrimination, calls for investigation

Posted on AllSides May 25th, 2024
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Florida’s Attorney General Ashley Moody filed a complaint on Wednesday, calling for an investigation into Starbucks’ hiring process, accusing the company of racial discrimination.

Moody is calling on the Florida Commission on Human Relations to investigate the coffee giant. She claims the company’s hiring practices go beyond aspirational goals, and are there to reach unlawful quotas.

On the company’s website, Starbucks discloses that its executives “have compensation tied to our inclusion and diversity objectives.”

In a 2022 press release, the chain vowed to “achieve BIPOC [Black, Indigenous, and People of Color] representation...

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