All PR. Once Starbucks brass high tailed it out of Ferguson, they haven’t said shit else about the Ferguson store until now… To pat themselves on the back. If their “type” of workplace training really took off after Ferguson they wouldn’t be in the situation they find themselves in today or have to close thousands of stores to teach employees not to call the police on black people requesting to use the restroom, okay?
Analysis | Starbucks is turning to a type of workplace training that ‘really took off after Ferguson’
While some diversity experts applauded the decision — especially to make the bold move of closing its stores to do the training — others expressed surprise that Starbucks wasn’t already offering such a program to store managers.