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Caesars Palace

Las Vegas, NV: (Aug-20-07) The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission brought charges against Harrah's Entertainment Inc.'s Caesars Palace, alleging that female kitchen workers at the Las Vegas resort and casino were subjected to repeated sexual harassment. The suit, filed in 2005, stated that women, predominantly monolingual Spanish speakers, were forced to have sex in makeshift sex rooms.

In a settlement reached, Caesars Palace agreed to pay $850,000 to the employees identified as having been harassed or retaliated against. Further, it also agreed to provide training to all employees in English or Spanish and to provide semi-annual reports to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on its employment practices for three years. Caesars Palace is also under obligation to revise its employment policies to conform to Title VII. [CNN NEWS: CASINO HARASSMENT]


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Published on Aug-21-07


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