Group of deaf customers suing Starbucks say they were humiliated by employees

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(PIX11) – A group of deaf customers say they were kicked out of a lower Manhattan Starbucks after being made fun of by employees.

So, now they’re taking legal action.

A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of 12 people, reports the Daily News.

The suit claims that while holding a monthly meeting at a Starbucks, an employee laughed at a plaintiff’s speech, while other workers called police to kick the group out.

The Seattle-based company says discrimination is unacceptable and that the incident is being investigated.