Ted Baker Employees Petition Against "Culture Of Forced Hugging"

According to a brand new report by Buzzfeed News, workers in style, high-end British clothes firm Ted Baker are demanding that their issues about inappropriate office conduct be acknowledged and addressed. Launching a petition that has been signed over 200 occasions on the platform Organise, the Ted Baker staff allege that the corporate’s CEO, Ray Kelvin, “tries to therapeutic massage folks across the fice, insists on lengthy hugs with workers members, touches them inappropriately and brazenly asks his workers for intercourse.”

Ted Baker Employees Petition Against "Culture Of Forced Hugging"

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The petition, now open to the general public to signal, reveals a quantity the workers’s troubling grievances and allegations about Kelvin.”The proprietor frequently makes sexual innuendos at workers, he stroke folks’s necks, he took f his shirt on one event and talked about his intercourse life,” the doc reads. “So many individuals have left the enterprise as a result of harassment, whether or not that be verbal, bodily or sexual.” The petition claims that makes an attempt to resolve the difficulty with the corporate’s human sources division have unsuccessful stating, “Harassment at Ted Baker is nicely documented however wilfully ignored by these in cost,” the petition says. It goes on to assert that the corporate’s human sources division dismissed complaints about Kelvin by saying “that is simply what he is like.”

“Pursuing the difficulty by means of the ‘correct’ channels i.e. Human Resources, is hopelessly ineffective,” the petition provides. “They do not act on the studies. It’s time to interrupt the silence.”

Ins a newly launched assertion, the corporate responded by acknowledging that Kelvin “with a hug, be it a shareholder, investor, provider, associate, buyer or colleague” including which have grow to be half Ted Baker’s tradition however are completely not insisted upon.” The firm has promised that it could “guarantee an intensive unbiased investigation” 

"Silicon Valley" Actress Labels T.J. Miller A "Bully" & Rest Of Cast "Complicit"

Alice Westerlund who played Carla Walton on the show Silicon Valley, for a 6-episode run, has come out and labelled one the show’s stars a bully and the rest the cast complicit in his actions. The accused bully is none other than T.J. Miller, who is known on the show as the owner the “incubator” hostel all the jokesters live in. 

Westerlund made her feelings Twitter when a fan asked her to elaborate on the day-to-day happenings on the Silicon Valley set. The actress insisted that T.J. Miller “was a bully and petulant brat,”who held onto any any authority he was given on set. She also characterized the rest the cast complicit in his “unpressional” behavior.

HBO, the network that funds and provides Silicon Valley with a television audience, issued a statement in response to her allegations. A spokesperson working for the network reached out to the press and said the following: “While this is the first time we have heard Alice Wetterlund comment on her experiences on ‘Silicon Valley,’ we are disappointed to learn her concerns. HBO and the producers have always taken very seriously our responsibility to create a welcoming and congenial environment for everyone who works on the show.”

Westerlund followed up her initial Tweet with a message for T.J. Miller’s ailing career or rather, her belief that he gets far more credit as a comedian than he deserves. Westerlund is but one many female cast members speaking out against an apparent “boys club” culture that continues to permeate over the entertainment industry.