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Benefits Eligibility

You can use some of your partner benefits right away – for others, you need to meet certain criteria. Here are the eligibility details for each of the plans and programs.

Benefits Eligibility Video
Benefits available to partners upon hire:
  • Lyra Health
  • [email protected]
  • Headspace
  • Spotify premium membership
  • Sick time
  • Food and beverage benefit (all store partners)
  • Weekly coffee markout and in-store discount
  • Starbucks Global Academy
  • Partner matching gifts
  • Commuter benefits (excludes Seattle Support Center and Kent Flexible Plant)
  • Caring Unites Partners (CUP) Fund
  • Coffeegear
  • Discounts at various retailers

Benefits with eligibility based on hire date:

  • Bean Stock – typically eligible for a November grant if employed by May 1 with no breaks in service between May 1 and the grant date
  • Future Roast 401(k) Savings Plan – at least age 18 and after 90 days of employment
  • Stock Investment Plan (S.I.P.) – after 90 days of employment
Benefits that require you to be “benefits eligible”:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Family Expansion Reimbursement
  • Starbucks College Achievement Plan (must not yet have a bachelor’s degree)
How do I become “benefits eligible”?

How you become “benefits eligible” for the first time depends on your role, hours and location.

How do I remain “benefits eligible”?