Starbucks to reimburse 2 years of online college classes
June 16th, 2014
04:00 PM ET
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Starbucks baristas working through college are about to get an extra boost from their employer.

The company announced it will offer both full- and part-time employees a generous tuition reimbursement benefit that covers two full years of classes.

The benefit is through a partnership with Arizona State University's online studies program. Employees can choose any of more than 40 undergraduate degrees, and aren't limited to only business classes.

It's yet another unconventional move from the upscale coffee retailer. Starbucks bucked the trend, for example, when it continued offering health insurance for both full- and part-time employees as other companies dialed back offerings and blamed Obamacare.

Read the full story - Starbucks offers workers 2 years of free college

soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. thesocialitefashion

    Reblogged this on Socialite Fashion and Foodie and commented:
    Investing in their employees! FTW

    June 19, 2014 at 1:26 pm |
  2. drbobmdphd

    The rest of the corporate world should take heed. Yes,
    you can make a lot of money and still be a good citizen

    June 18, 2014 at 6:43 pm |
  3. Buddy

    A class act.

    June 18, 2014 at 6:36 pm |
  4. JellyBean

    I'll be darn, this is fantastic.

    June 18, 2014 at 7:23 am |
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