whoa just heard about four barrel coffee’s lawsuit, name change?, employee ownership https://t.co/lZkqeQTaRq
If you’re wondering what “divest” means, don’t worry—you’re not the only one. To divest means to rid oneself of a business interest or share in a company, but the circumstances surrounding one choosing to divest are still unclear. However, it seems news of Tooker’s divestment, and Geren and Mor’s eventual divestment, has inspired employees of Charlie Hallowell’s Boot and Shoe Service restaurant in Oakland, Calif., to push for his divestment . “As part of the #MeToo movement, which encouraged many of Hallowell’s alleged victims to speak out, many current and former Hallowell employees have taken note of the way similar allegations of sexual harassment were handled at the San Francisco coffee company Four Barrel,” the article reads. Since the publication of that article on January 18, three employees of Boot and Shoe Service have resigned after he made no commitment to dives...