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Starbucks To Cover Travel Costs for Employees Seeking Abortions, Gender-Affirming Surgerie

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Starbucks To Cover Travel Costs for , Employees Seeking Abortions, Gender-Affirming Surgeries.
CNBC reports that on May 16, the coffee chain revealed it will now pay for eligible travel expenses for its workers who seek the medical procedures.
If access to abortion or gender-affirming surgery isn't available within 100 miles of where an employee lives, Starbucks will reimburse their travel costs.
This offer extends to dependents
of Starbucks employees as well.
Other companies that have pledged to reimburse workers for travel costs in search of access to safe abortions include Amazon.
Other companies that have pledged to reimburse workers for travel costs in search of access to safe abortions include Amazon.
Apple, Microsoft and Salesforce.
Apple, Microsoft and Salesforce.
Apple, Microsoft and Salesforce.
The companies' promises come after a leaked Supreme Court draft revealed intentions to overturn Roe v. Wade.
CNBC reports Starbucks has long
championed liberal causes.
In addition to offering to cover travel costs
for certain medical procedures, .
Starbucks' health insurance has covered
gender reassignment surgery since 2012 and other gender-affirming procedures since 2018
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