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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Starbucks
Current Parent CompanyStarbucks
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Penalty: $18,000,000
Year: 2002
Date: April 19, 2002
Offense Group: employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: wage and hour violation
Violation Description: misclassification
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Northern District of California; Central District of California
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 01-cv-2922; 01-cv-6446
Case Name: Carr et al v. Starbucks Corporation; Olivia Shields, et al v. Starbucks Corp, et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Washington
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: restaurants and foodservice
Specific Industry of Current Parent: restaurants
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Notes: On April 19, 2002 Starbucks issued a press release saying it had agreed to pay $18 million to settle two lawsuits challenging the status of Starbucks California store managers and assistant store managers as exempt employees under California wage and hour laws.
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