Ex-Starbucks Worker Sues Over Disability Bias, Rape Jokes

Law360, New York (May 7, 2013, 4:37 PM EDT) -- Coffee giant Starbucks Corp. turned its back on a longtime worker with a medical condition that causes sudden fainting, leaving her to face derision due to her health as well as repeated sexual harassment before eventually firing her, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Male employees at a Starbucks in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, had a “game” in which in which they bent over and pinned women between their rear ends and a wall, a practice that was known as getting “ass raped,” and...
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