Starbucks investors press coffee chain for change on unequal family leave


Change could be brewing as company says baristas, fathers and adoptive parents have grounds for complaint over better benefits for corporate employees

At the annual meeting of Starbucks shareholders in March, executives were confronted by a barista who demanded more paid family leave for new moms like her.

Now, if a group of Starbucks investors has its way, the people asking that question will soon be the shareholders themselves.

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