One-Armed Man Accuses Starbucks Of Job Bias

Law360, New York (February 15, 2012, 8:22 PM EST) -- Starbucks Corp. was hit with a discrimination suit in California state court last week by a job seeker who claims a store manager for the coffee chain refused to hire him because he has only one arm.

Plaintiff Eli Pierre interviewed for a position at a Starbucks store in San Diego, Calif., on Feb. 1, according to a complaint filed Feb. 8.

Pierre brought up his disability during the course of the interview, but said it wouldn't be an issue. But the store manager interviewing Pierre...
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