Articles tagged “sexual harassment”

Germany’s Airline Industry Has a Sexual Harassment Problem, Say Cabin Crews

Germany’s Airline Industry Has a Sexual Harassment Problem, Say Cabin Crews

William Wilkes and Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

It's not just the scale of these numbers that is worrying, it's that the companies don't appear to be taking them seriously.

4 months ago

Probe Finds Wynn Executives Hid Sexual Harassment Claims Against CEO

Probe Finds Wynn Executives Hid Sexual Harassment Claims Against CEO

Christopher Palmeri and Janelle Lawrence , Bloomberg

Would the loss of a gaming license in Boston spell doom for Wynn Resorts? We’ll have to wait and see.

5 months ago

Wynn Resorts Has to Pay $20 Million For Steve Wynn’s Bad Behavior

Wynn Resorts Has to Pay $20 Million For Steve Wynn’s Bad Behavior

Nick Turner, Bloomberg

A mere $20 million in fines is nothing for a company that made $6.72 billion in operating revenues last year. Wynn Resorts is certainly lucky to have retained its gaming licenses in Nevada, too.

6 months ago

Housekeeper Sues Marriott Subsidiaries Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Housekeeper Sues Marriott Subsidiaries Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Rebecca Greenfield, Bloomberg

Marriott has been trying to deflect the concerns of female housekeepers for years now, but things are starting to heat up for the hotel brand.

7 months ago

Are Meetings the Perfect Place for Sexual Harassment?

Are Meetings the Perfect Place for Sexual Harassment?

Rayna Katz, Skift

The jury is still out on whether tweaking events can eliminate sexual harassment incidents — maybe that’s too easy of a fix. But if the better answer is communication and education, is the meeting industry providing that support?

7 months ago

Australian Airlines Accused of Ignoring Crew Sexual Harassment

Australian Airlines Accused of Ignoring Crew Sexual Harassment

Allan Leibowitz, Skift

It’s been one of the dirty secrets of the airline business for decades, but the #MeToo movement is now exposing sexual harassment among cabin crew in Australia. Accusations from a leading union have forced the airlines to issue strong denials about systemic problems.

11 months ago

U.S. Hotel Industry Commits to Giving Panic Buttons to Workers

U.S. Hotel Industry Commits to Giving Panic Buttons to Workers

Deanna Ting, Skift

Implementation of panic buttons, or employee safety devices, for hotel employees is a good start, but it should just be the beginning of the much broader measures the entire global hospitality industry should take to ensure the safety of every single person who walks through its doors.

12 months ago

Travel Leaders Settles Sexual Harassment and Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

Travel Leaders Settles Sexual Harassment and Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

When cases like these settle out of court, the public doesn't get to learn much.

12 months ago

Elaine Wynn Wants to Replace Wynn Resorts Board Members After Harassment Scandal

Elaine Wynn Wants to Replace Wynn Resorts Board Members After Harassment Scandal

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Elaine Wynn is ready to clean house, and it's probably a good idea considering the stained reputation her ex-husband has left on the casino resort company that bears his name.

1 year ago

Alaska Airlines CEO Outlines New Measures to Prevent Sexual Harassment

Alaska Airlines CEO Outlines New Measures to Prevent Sexual Harassment

Brian Sumers, Skift

It's nice to see Alaska Air's CEO saying all the right things about preventing sexual assault and harassment. Now let's see if the new training and procedures actually work.

1 year ago

Former Travel Leaders Exec Alleges Sexual Harassment and Wrongful Termination

Former Travel Leaders Exec Alleges Sexual Harassment and Wrongful Termination

Sarah Enelow, Skift

Richard Branson might be a contender for the king of lechery, and Steve Wynn's sexual harassment scandal didn't come as a surprise to some, but the lawsuit against Travel Leaders Group, if the allegations turn out to be true, is a reminder that you don't have to be a household name to be held accountable.

1 year ago

Getting Rid of Steve Wynn Could Help the Gaming Company in Giant Macau Market

Getting Rid of Steve Wynn Could Help the Gaming Company in Giant Macau Market

Daniela Wei and Bruce Einhorn, Bloomberg

The new license was going to be tough, and Wynn's behavior would have been a factor. The hotel giant needs to make sure it has serious and talented management in place now that he's gone – he can't be secretly operating behind the scenes.

2 years ago