Starbucks Wage & Hour Class Action Lawsuit

On May 24, 2011 a Class Action Lawsuit was filed against Coffee Giant, Starbucks on behalf of Baristas employed in California over the past four years. The class action alleges that Starbucks failed to properly compensate employees for training time, including time spent "reviewing, memorizing and completing Starbucks training materials," and for completing "'written quizzes' away from Starbucks' retail store locations."