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Starbucks Sued Over Terminating Dwarf

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Starbucks on behalf of a former barista who says the coffee giant fired her because she is a dwarf. The woman, who worked for three days at a Starbucks in El Paso, said she requested a stool or small stepladder, and was fired that same day. Starbucks has yet to comment, but according to the suit, the store claimed the barista could pose a hazard to customers and employees. [Reuters]

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