SEATTLE Starbucks Corp. has agreed to pay $85,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed in 2006 by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after the company fired a Seattle barista with bipolar disorder. Starbucks did not admit any wrongdoing in the settlement. A spokeswoman for the 13,000-unit coffee shop chain said the company settled the case out of court to avoid further time and expense spent on litigation for both parties.The EEOC reported Wednesday that ...
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