About 3 years ago

01/28/2019 - Starbucks Employees Challenged To Serve Even Those Who Aren’t Buying

– Bloomberg
The fresh take on Starbucks’ long-time goal of creating a “third space” – a public place for interaction and leisure away from home and work – offers a fresh set of challenges, employees said in the report prepared for Starbucks by a law firm to measure progress on diversity and inclusion.
 The New York Times
The pledge of $500 million to help build affordable housing in Seattle reflects a nationwide void in addressing the problem. Entry-level jobs are continually being criticized as a contributing factor to the housing affordability crisis.

Another Side of #MeToo: Male Managers Fearful of Mentoring Women

– The New York Times
An unintended consequence of the #MeToo movement, executives and analysts say, companies seeking to minimize the risk of sexual harassment or misconduct appear to be simply minimizing contact between female employees and senior male executives, effectively depriving the women of valuable mentorship and exposure.
– The Washington Post
Last week, Robomart announced a new partnership with grocery store chain Stop & Shop and will begin operations in the Greater Boston area in the spring.