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  • 'They'd rather us be machines': Starbucks baristas reveal the worst parts of working there
    Business
    Business Insider2 days ago

    'They'd rather us be machines': Starbucks baristas reveal the worst parts of working there

    While the coffee giant has recently launched an initiative to improve customer service and better support in-store staff, many baristas say Starbucks has refused to address underlying issues. Business Insider spoke with a dozen current and former Starbucks workers on condition of anonymity in an attempt to get to the bottom of what in-store employees think Starbucks needs to fix. Starbucks says it's talking with partners, the company's term for retail employees, to improve work conditions.

  • Cramer breaks down your bond exposure by age — how to protect yourself from market volatility
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    CNBCyesterday

    Cramer breaks down your bond exposure by age — how to protect yourself from market volatility

    Jim Cramer hasn't recommended bonds ever since the Great Recession because interest rates are so low. "In general, for the last few years, even when the stock market has been getting absolutely pounded, bonds simply haven't represented very good values versus equities," the " Mad Money " host said. Cramer has always had the notion that excessive prudence can be one of the most reckless strategies of all.

  • Business
    Associated Press2 days ago

    Muslim man sues Little Caesars over pizza labeled 'halal'

    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- A Muslim man who says Little Caesars served him a pizza with pepperoni made with pork has filed a lawsuit seeking $100 million. The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep.com/2qn8Vxm )