The company plans to close more than 8,000 of its United States stores on the afternoon of May 29 for racial-bias training for its employees.
"Because we don't want anyone at Starbucks to feel as if we are not giving access to you to the bathroom because you are 'less than, '" said Schultz.
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"We must do more for our employees, more for the communities we serve", said Schultz in a press release.
Until now, Starbucks has held a "loose" policy of letting paying customers use the store's restroom, but managers had discretion to allow others to use the restroom as well. "We want you to be more than", he said.
Speaking at the Atlantic Council think-tank in Washington DC, Mr Schultz said: "In terms of the policy, the first thing we want to make sure is that - regardless of your station in life, the colour of your skin, your sexual orientation, your gender, your ethnic background - everyone is welcome at Starbucks".
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When asked about a rule change for Canadian stores, a company spokeswoman said "we are reviewing our washroom policy as part of our 90-day review and we can share details once they are finalized". Clearly, people hang out in coffee shops all the time, sometimes even (gasp) near the bathrooms-which brings us to this new policy.
Some of the men detained on April 12 has been denied entry using your bath before sitting to await a small business meeting.
The men, who said they were waiting for a third person to arrive to discuss a business deal, later settled with the company for $1 each and a $200,000 pledge from Starbucks to set up a program for young entrepreneurs.
Android TV and Google Assistant both built into the JBL Link Bar
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