concluded our show for the spring New York Fashion Week and had our customary

Concluded our show for the spring new york fashion

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concluded our show for the spring New York Fashion Week and had our customary after party at Vintage New York Lifestyle (VYNL) a lounge in the city. Our attendee list usually consisted of our staff, sponsors, celebrities, and select number of guests. We offered open bar and treats for our attendees to enjoy. When alcohol and people mix, there are always small occurrences. An incident occurred between one of my employees and one of our sponsors. The next morning the employee, who happened to be a model from the fashion show, called me very upset. She told me an embarrassing exchange occurred between her and one of our sponsors. I asked her to come into the office so we can discuss what occurred. She described the incident and gave me a list of witnesses. She stressed how embarrassed she was and didn’t want to make any trouble because of the influence the sponsor had in the industry. I had to advise her, I will keep the matter as confidential as possible, but a claim of this magnitude needed some looking into. Upon hearing that, she informed me it was no big deal and she did not wish to pursue any actions. The entertainment industry I worked in is known for sexual harassment claims. There are countless stories of victims of harassment going to HR and it being ignored. In the case of Harvey Weinstein, who was a huge figure in the entertainment industry, one of his victims actually went to HR. HR then presented Harvey with everything she stated and she was eventually fired. My mentality was not to be the one who overlooked an incident that could come back to haunt the company and myself for being involved. I thought to myself if we
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