Articles tagged “sexual harassment”

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.

4 months 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.

5 months 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.

6 months 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.

6 months ago

Wynn’s Departure Signals an Opportunity for Women to Rise in Gaming Leadership

Wynn’s Departure Signals an Opportunity for Women to Rise in Gaming Leadership

David Fickling, Bloomberg

Time's up for hospitality and gaming companies: the dearth of women in leadership roles needs to be fixed.

7 months ago

Steve Wynn Is Out as Wynn Resorts CEO Effective Immediately

Steve Wynn Is Out as Wynn Resorts CEO Effective Immediately

Deanna Ting, Skift

Wynn's departure has us thinking about another hotelier (a hotel brand, really) with much less success in the gaming industry, and even more proof of having committed assaults against women. But, alas, it's proving much tougher to get him to resign.

7 months ago

Wynn Resorts Founder Steve Wynn Subject to Multiple Sexual Harassment Allegations

Wynn Resorts Founder Steve Wynn Subject to Multiple Sexual Harassment Allegations

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Sadly, Steve Wynn isn't the only major travel or hotel industry executive to be accused of sexual harassment. In fact, another one is currently checked into the White House.

7 months ago

Alaska Airlines Probes Sexual Harassment Complaint By Former Facebook Exec

Alaska Airlines Probes Sexual Harassment Complaint By Former Facebook Exec

Associated Press

This alleged incident on Alaska Airlines should be a warning heard throughout the airline — and larger travel industry — that companies had better review and tighten their sexual harassment policies immediately. Other than at Uber, the travel industry has largely escaped the latest round of revelations, but rest assured there will be more headlines coming.

9 months ago

Uber Will Train 150 Agents on Sexual Assault Reports

Uber Will Train 150 Agents on Sexual Assault Reports

Tom Krisher , Associated Press

The $5 million that Uber is pledging is a modest step, but the question is whether it amounts to a deep-seated commitment to combat sexual assault within its ridesharing service or whether this is window-dressing geared for some nice public relations.

10 months ago

Uber Fires 20 Employees in First Step of Ongoing Sexual Harassment Probe

Uber Fires 20 Employees in First Step of Ongoing Sexual Harassment Probe

Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg

The hammer just came down at Uber but what steps are being taken to rebuild the company culture in a sustainable way based on respect and dignity? And what about Uber's drivers? When will they be viewed within the company as more than worker bees?

1 year ago