A letter from Rossann Williams, executive vice president, president, U.S. Retail, on how Starbucks partners and customers are coming together to support those impacted by Hurricane Florence.
Starbucks shares its next steps in its commitment to fostering diversity, inclusion and equity for partners, customers and the communities it serve serves.
Starbucks will offer a series of new benefits, including paid sick time for retail partners, paid parental leave expanded to non-birth parents, a wage increase and more. These offerings will total more than $250 million for more than 150,000 partners.
Kevin Johnson, Starbucks president and chief executive officer shared the following letter with all partners on September 11, 2017.
Starbucks has a long legacy of putting our partners (employees) first. We were among the first companies to offer comprehensive health benefits and equity to those who work just 20 hours or more a week– it’s why we are called partners.