Partner & Family Sick Time
We all need time totake care of ourselves andour family members.By staying home from work when we’re ill, we’re also caring for our fellow partners.
Sick time allows you to take paid time away from work to care for yourself or an eligible family member. Sick time can be taken for illness, injury, medical care and more.
All partners are eligible to accrue sick time. You accrue 1 hour of sick time for every 25† hours worked, and you can use it as soon as it’s accrued. There is no sick time accrual maximum; however, you may only carry over up to 520 total hours of sick time from year to year (January 1 – December 31).
In locations with locally-mandated sick leave laws, Starbucks will comply with both the local laws and Starbucks Partner and Family Sick Time. In most cases, the Starbucks policy will govern, with a few exceptions.
†Changes to wages, benefits, and/or terms and conditions may not be unilaterally implemented in stores with organizing underway or will be subject to collective bargaining for stores with certified union representation. Connect with your district manager if you have questions. For more information, visit one.starbucks.com.
For Current Starbucks Partners
To view your sick time, log in to My Partner Info (MPI) from a Starbucks device.
For a full list of allowed uses and eligible family members, see the U.S. Benefits Plan Description at mysbuxben.com.
The information on this page is for partners in the United States. Select your location below.
How many hours of sick time do Starbucks partners get? ›
All partners are eligible to accrue sick time. You accrue 1 hour of sick time for every 25† hours worked, and you can use it as soon as it's accrued. There is no sick time accrual maximum; however, you may only carry over up to 520 total hours of sick time from year to year (January 1 – December 31).How many hours do you need to work at Starbucks to get benefits? ›
Initial Benefits Eligibility
Retail hourly partners including baristas and café attendants become eligible for benefits after being paid at least 240 hours over a three-consecutive-month period.
Full-time partners are provided with coverage equal to one times their annual earnings. Retail hourly partners are provided with coverage in the amount of $10,000. Supplemental coverage for partners, eligible spouse/domestic partner and dependent children is also available for purchase.
this is exactly how you can check your sick time, your vacation time, your benefits eligibility from basically anywhere. Head over to partner central at Starbucks. com for my profile. Once you're here, start scrolling until you see payroll information. You'll be able to see the most up to date information.Can Starbucks ask for a doctor's note? ›
We do not want our partners to be afraid at work, nor do we require a doctor's note unless required by your local health authorities.How long does the average employee stay at Starbucks? ›
On average, employees at Starbucks stay with the company for 3.8 years.How many hours do you have to work to get a 30 minute break at Starbucks? ›
Yes, one 10 minute break for part time or one 30 minute break for full time usually. You get a 30 minute lunch or a 10 minute break depending on how long your shift is. 8 hours or more 2 10 minute breaks and a 30 minute lunch.Can you work more than 40 hours at Starbucks? ›
Forty hours a week is the max. Without approved overtime, 40 hours. 40 hrs.Are Starbucks benefits only for full time employees? ›
Our world-class benefits and programs for eligible part- and full-time partners are tailored to your needs. Your Total Rewards package includes base pay and bonus, benefits, retirement savings, stock and perks.Are Starbucks partners allowed to date each other? ›
One of them would need to transfer. If they are the same position it is fine to work at the same store. Not every sm or even dm cares though and will just ignore it so it'll depend on that manager.” “You definitely can't date someone at your own store, but the solution isn't to fire anyone, it's to transfer someone.
Do Starbucks partners get 3 stars? ›
If you are a Starbucks partner (i.e., employee), you will earn 3 (three) Stars for every $1 (one) U.S. Dollar spent using a Starbucks Card so long as you also have your "partner" Starbucks Card registered to your account and scan your barcode in the App or physical “partner” Card prior to your purchase.Can you use your Starbucks partner discount? ›
To obtain the weekly partner markout and in-store merchandise discount in any participating company-operated store, present your current Partner Card OR share your partner number with valid ID to confirm your name at the Point of Sale (POS) register. The partner number will be validated for the discount.Does Starbucks pay out sick time? ›
Sick pay replaces income when work is missed due to an illness, injury or doctor's appointment. Full-time partners accrue up to 40 hours of sick pay per year. Partners working in locations with legally mandated sick pay requirements will receive sick pay or paid time off as required.Does Starbucks pay out PTO when you quit? ›
Accrued vacation carries over from year to year and is paid out upon your separation from Starbucks. Retail management and nonretail partners receive a vacation grant (or, for partners in certain states, begin to accrue vacation)* when they are hired.What does Ben hours mean at Starbucks? ›
• Total Hours = Benefit (BEN) hours + Leave of Absence (LOA) hours. • BEN hours includes any paid time off (vacation, sick, etc.)Do Starbucks employees have to memorize drinks? ›
As one experienced barista shared with Insider, yes, baristas memorize Starbucks' extensive beverage list. While it may seem like a lot to learn initially, most of the drinks are based on only a few simple formulas, so trained baristas should be well-equipped to make almost any drink or variation with ease.Does Starbucks call your references? ›
Yes, Starbucks does a background check. Yes they usually call the three references you put on your application. I've never personally had them call any of my previous employers, and as far as I know they wouldn't unless they felt the need to by your application.Will Starbucks let me know if I didn't get the job? ›
Yes, if we decide not to move forward based on the initial resume review, we will let you know via email. If you have talked directly with a recruiter or store manager, that individual will let you know about the status of your application.What is the maximum shift at Starbucks? ›
Yes, you are able to work 10-12 hours, depending on staffing and the manager. However, typical shifts are 6 to 8 hours. It is possible but only upon request. Rarely would you be scheduled for it.Can I work at 2 different Starbucks? ›
Can I apply for more than one position within Starbucks at any one time? If there is more than one position that you would like to apply for, you are able to apply for each role.
What happens if you work for Starbucks for 10 years? ›
Ten Year Anniversary Awards are presented to active partners who reach ten years of continuous (uninterrupted) service with Starbucks or Evolution Fresh.What's the shortest shift you can work at Starbucks? ›
The shortest shift can be 4 hours. I believe it's the minimum.Does Starbucks allow 10 hour shifts? ›
Do they accept 12/10 hour shifts? No. Usually shifts are 8 hours, depends on store but can't afford the labor.Can you work one shift a week at Starbucks? ›
9 answers. Yes you can. That is probably all you will get.What is the maximum age to be a barista at Starbucks? ›
16, part time. 18 full time.Can I sit in Starbucks for 2 hours? ›
We do not have any time limits for being in our stores, and continue to focus on making the Third Place experience for every Starbucks customer." Starbucks' Wi-Fi is even free--although not infinitely.How long do you have to work at Starbucks to be a shift manager? ›
To become a shift supervisor at Starbucks, an applicant must have at least one year of customer service experience in retail or restaurants. Having at least six months of barista experience definitely helps when applying for a shift supervisor job at Starbucks.Will Starbucks hire me if I can only work weekends? ›
No. Weekends at Starbucks are not a requirement.Can Starbucks be a full-time job? ›
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time. Starting pay for partners is $17.25 per hour plus tips.
Try to make a purchase every hour to hour and a half. There are some exceptions to this rule, of course: At big chain cafes such as Starbucks, there are policies that allow people to use those spaces for without buying anything, and to occupy them for as long as they want. In these situations, use your best judgement.
Can Starbucks partners wear jeans? ›
24 answers. Casual, but presentable. No holes in jeans, no bright colored clothing or shoes, can't have your fingernails done due to food/safety hazard.Can Starbucks partners wear leggings? ›
No you can not wear legging.Can Starbucks workers use their partner code in the app? ›
You can take your Partner card digital by using the Starbucks app.Why do I have negative Starbucks stars? ›
If your barista voided your purchase made with your registered Starbucks Card or Starbucks Mobile app due to an error within the same visit, Starbucks will deduct the Stars that you were awarded for that purchase, potentially resulting in a negative Star balance on your account.How long does Starbucks gold status last? ›
Once you are Gold, you must re-qualify each subsequent 12 months by earning at least 300 Stars and your Star count will be reset to zero on your anniversary date (12 months from the date you reach the Gold level).Do Starbucks partners get unlimited drinks? ›
Store partners working in company-owned Starbucks stores may consume any handcrafted beverage free of charge while working, as well as seven free food items from the pastry or ready-to-eat case per week.Can I use my Starbucks partner discount at Target Starbucks? ›
If you work at a regular Starbucks you only get a discount at Starbucks locations, not Target. When a Starbucks is located in a store such as Target, Barnes & Noble, or Meijers, they are using the Starbucks brand name that has been licensed to them; meaning that they are not technically a Starbucks location.What can I use my Starbucks partner number for? ›
Enter your 16-digit Partner Card number and 8-digit security code. You will now be able to see the Partner Card image on your smartphone and on the website. Use your Card image and barcode on the Starbucks Card app to pay for items, obtain your markout and discount and earn Stars and rewards in the MSR program.Can you use Starbucks partner numbers at the airport? ›
Typically no. Every store is a coorperate store except for licensed stores which just use the product and name of Starbucks. These non company stores use the POS of whatever the broader company is using.How do Starbucks partners use sick time? ›
All partners are eligible to accrue sick time. You accrue 1 hour of sick time for every 25† hours worked, and you can use it as soon as it's accrued. There is no sick time accrual maximum; however, you may only carry over up to 520 total hours of sick time from year to year (January 1 – December 31).
Does Starbucks pay if you have COVID? ›
Starbucks has announced that starting in October, it will no longer offer sick pay and additional days off for employees with Covid-19.What is Starbucks sick policy COVID? ›
Continue to stay home when sick. Our Food Safety Manual reflects scenarios where partners should stay home. This includes both symptoms of food borne illnesses and symptoms of respiratory illness. Follow our standard Partner & Family Sick Time policy when using sick time.What happens to your 401k if you quit Starbucks? ›
Starbucks 401(k) plan information
If you have a 401(k) plan through Starbucks at Fidelity and no longer work there, you have a few options. You can leave it with Fidelity, roll it over into an individual retirement account (IRA), roll it over into a new 401(k), or withdraw the funds (may incur tax penalties).
If you only have a few unused vacation days, try to use them before you give your notice. If you have a week's worth or more, it's probably best to look into getting paid for them instead. Consult your company's employee handbook to find the information; that way, you won't tip off HR to your pending resignation.What happens to benefits when you quit? ›
You may be entitled to pension and retirement fund benefits after you terminate employment. If you are enrolled in a 401(k), profit sharing, or another type of defined contribution plan, your plan may provide for a lump-sum distribution of your retirement money when you leave the company.What is Starbucks 10 minute rule? ›
The rule is intended to provide good customer service
According to Better Marketing, the 10-minute rule at Starbucks involves remaining open 10 minutes after the posted closing time and unlocking the doors 10 minutes before the posted opening time.
On Nov. 17, order a handcrafted holiday (or fall) beverage at a participating U.S. Starbucks store and receive your free 2022 limited-edition reusable red cup (16 oz). Quantities are limited, while supplies last.What does upside mean at Starbucks? ›
Ordering a Upside Down Caramel Macchiato means that the steps to make a regular Caramel Macchiato are reversed (first caramel, then espresso, then milk and ice, and then vanilla syrup).How many hours a week do you have to work at Starbucks to get health insurance? ›
You establish initial benefits eligibility the first day of the month after you have completed four consecutive weeks of employment and received at least 80 total hours in a consecutive four-week period.Do you get paid during leave of absence Starbucks? ›
All partners are eligible for two days of bereavement when an eligible family member passes away, or four days if overnight travel is required. All partners are eligible. Starbucks will pay you for any scheduled workdays or shifts missed for jury or witness duty.
Do part time Starbucks employees get healthcare? ›
Starbucks prides itself on our partners. We offer eligible partners working full-time or part-time comprehensive benefits, including health coverage (medical, dental and vision).How does paid sick time work Starbucks? ›
Salaried and nonretail hourly partners are eligible to accrue and use sick pay beginning with the date of hire. Sick pay replaces income when work is missed due to an illness, injury or doctor's appointment. Full-time partners accrue up to 40 hours of sick pay per year.How much is Starbucks health insurance per paycheck? ›
Depends on the "plan" you choose, you're given about three choices per type of insurance (i.e. health, dental, vision, etc.) $79 bi-weekly from your pay-stub. Anywhere from $20-$90 for individuals per paycheck. It varies on what your income is and who your dependents are if you have any.Are Starbucks benefits only for full-time employees? ›
Our world-class benefits and programs for eligible part- and full-time partners are tailored to your needs. Your Total Rewards package includes base pay and bonus, benefits, retirement savings, stock and perks.Can you stay at Starbucks for a long time? ›
It's part of the company's mission. Starbucks' official response to this movement: "We strive to create a welcoming environment for all of our customers. We do not have any time limits for being in our stores, and continue to focus on making the Third Place experience for every Starbucks customer."Can I quit Starbucks and come back? ›
You just check your eligibility, make sure you leave on good terms! You just apply online and check "I've worked with Starbucks before". Make sure you remember your partner number. If you have a solid record with the company they will usually rehire you no problem.How long is a coffee break Starbucks? ›
Yes, one 10 minute break for part time or one 30 minute break for full time usually. You get a 30 minute lunch or a 10 minute break depending on how long your shift is. 8 hours or more 2 10 minute breaks and a 30 minute lunch. Yes, they do.Do Starbucks employees get time and a half on Easter? ›
Every holiday is time and half, which is lovely.Can I use my Starbucks partner discount anywhere? ›
As a Starbucks partner, you qualify for discounts on your favorite beverages, food items, and merchandise in any company-operated Starbucks store.How many free drinks do Starbucks employees get? ›
Store partners working in company-owned Starbucks stores may consume any handcrafted beverage free of charge while working, as well as seven free food items from the pastry or ready-to-eat case per week.