Benefits & Protections

Starbucks is proud to offer a wide range of partner benefits, including comprehensive health insurance, Beanstock, retirement savings, Lyra for mental health, Spotify Premium, paid time off, parental leave, fertility benefits, 100% tuition coverage through the Starbucks College Achievement Plan – and more.

Ideas for these continuously evolving and innovative benefits and perks come from you – this is the power of your direct relationship with leaders.

News and Updates

Health and Safety Claims Involving our New York Roastery

Read more about our ongoing response to claims made by the union and our ongoing efforts to prioritize the health and well-being of our partners and customers at our New York Roastery.

Latest in our ongoing exchange with Workers United President Lynne Fox

Read more about our latest correspondence with Workers United President Lynne Fox on bargaining delays, unlawful broadcasts of bargaining sessions, lack of commitment to in-person bargaining and requests for a cookie-cutter national contract.

Starbucks Charges Workers United with Failing to Bargain in Good Faith

Read more about our efforts to hold all parties accountable to the collective bargaining process and our move to file unfair labor practice charges against Workers United for failing to bargain in good faith.

Starbucks Asks NLRB to Dismiss Complaint

A recent NLRB complaint suggests that it is unlawful for Starbucks to make any changes or improvements to wages and benefits across our more than 9,000 U.S. company-operated stores because of union activity at approximately 300 stores. Read more about why we asked the NLRB to dismiss the complaint.

Benefits

Starbucks is proud to offer a wide range of partner benefits that allow you to choose the plans and programs that best support your needs and goals. These include comprehensive health insurance, Beanstock, retirement savings, Lyra for mental health, Spotify Premium, paid time off, parental leave, fertility benefits, 100% tuition coverage through the Starbucks College Achievement plan – and more. Ideas for these continuously evolving and innovative benefits and perks come from you – this is the power of your direct relationship with leaders.

Bean Stock

Yearly grant of restricted stock units, which vest over two years.

Future Roast 401k

Starbucks will match 100% of the first 5% you contribute each pay period (regardless of whether the contribution is 401(k) pre-tax, Roth after-tax or a combination of both).

Medical, Dental & Vision

Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage with choices for your, your spouse or domestic partner, and children.

Lyra Mental Health Benefit

Mental health therapy and counseling.

Starbucks College Achievement Plan

Earn your first bachelor’s degree online with 100% tuition and fees covered upfront through Arizona State University’s online degree programs.

Partner & Family Sick Time

Time off to take care of yourself and your family.

Paid Parental Leave

Paid time off for birth and non-birth parents.

Stock Investment Plan (S.I.P)

Allows partners to buy Starbucks stock at a 5% discount via payroll deductions.

Family Expansion Reimbursement

Financial assistance to partners who have chosen to grow their family through adoption, surrogacy or Intrauterine Insemination (IUI). Up to $10,000 per attempt.

Medical Travel Reimbursement Assistance

Travel expense reimbursement for partners and family members who must travel to access abortion or gender-affirming care.

Greener Apron

Learn how to become a sustainability champion in your store and at home through an online course.

Caring Unites Partners (CUP) Fund

Financial assistance program funded by partners for partners to help in times of special need.

Starbucks Student Loan Management

Help better managing student loan debt.

Life Insurance

Financial protection for you and your family.

DACA Reimbursement

Reimbursement for DACA filing fees.

Starbucks Global Academy

Starbucks succeeds when our partners do, and we believe that success is best when shared. Our world-class benefits and programs for eligible part-time and full-time partners are tailored to your needs.

Care@Work

Subsidized backup care for kids and adults, senior care planning services and a premium membership to Care.com.

My Starbucks Savings

Allows you to save toward goals directly from your paycheck; eligible partners can earn incentives.

Headspace

An app that teaches you how to meditate and supports your ongoing meditation journey.

Short & Long Term Disability

Partial income replacement if you are unable to work due to disability.

Starbucks Coffee Academy

Learn more about the vast and wonderful world of coffee.

Vacation & Other Time Off

Time & a half pay for holidays, and paid vacation that accrues over time.

Perks

Starbucks Product Discounts & Rewards

Weekly free pound of coffee or other specified products, 30% off goods at company-owned Starbucks stores, extra benefits when you register your partner card for Starbucks Rewards.

Giving Match

Request that Starbucks match your donations of time or money to eligible nonprofits, up to $1,000 per year.

Partner Recognition

Recognition of partner contributions at all levels of achievement through formal and informal programs.

Elite Athlete Program

Financial support for partners participating in athletics at a world-class level.

Spotify Premium

A partner Spotify Premium subscription, with no ads.

Food & Beverage

Free beverages and seven free food items per week while on break during scheduled shift, 30 minutes before/after shift.

Partner Discounts Program

Discounts at various local and national retailers as well as auto, home and pet insurance, and more.

Commuter Benefits

Pay for work-related commuter expenses through pre-tax payroll deductions.

Partner Connection & Fitness Reimbursement Programs

Apply for funds and/or fee reimbursement for eligible races and activities.

Coffeegear

Your source for branded apparel, dress code approved items, gifts and more.

We will always stand up for our partners. At Starbucks everyone is trained on and held accountable to the standards we’ve put in place to protect partners, customers, and the communities we serve.

Safety

The personal safety and security of our partners is our top priority and we will take the necessary steps to ensure every partner has a safe environment in our stores.

The Right to Organize

We’re fully committed to our partners’ right to unionize and will not tolerate any inappropriate behavior directed toward partners who are interested in a union.

The Right to a Secret Ballot

Starbucks will ensure that all partners voting in person are able to do so privately and that no one will know how a partner voted unless they choose to share that information themselves.

Privacy of Personal Information

We will take every necessary step to secure our partners’ personal and sensitive information.

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