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The Last Straw for Starbucks? Company Pledges to Ditch Plastic Straws by 2020  Starbucks announced on July 9 that it plans to phase out plastic straws from its 28,000 stores worldwide by 2020. This move follows the city of Seattle’s recent ban on plastic straws, where...

Never one to shy away from passing innovative laws, the California legislature is considering a new strategy to curb labor law violations. The proposed legislation would try to influence the treatment of drayage laborers by making retail stores liable for labor code violations while those...

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