Monthly Archives: April 2023
Crewmembers Imprisoned Aboard Cruise Ship Allowed To Pursue Lawsuit
Two cruise ship crewmembers have filed a lawsuit against Celebrity Cruises claiming they were terminated and then forced to stay aboard the vessel and work during the pandemic. The cruise industry makes everyone sign arbitration agreements, including employees and customers. These arbitration agreements are almost always enforceable. However, in this case, the two former… Read More »
Is Sexual Assault Common Aboard Cruise Ships?
“Common” is a relative term, but cruise ships are easily exploited by sexual predators due to jurisdictional problems that occur in national waters. To be certain, the United States will hold any American citizen accountable for the crimes they commit in foreign territories. But not every country works like that. It’s also true that… Read More »
Lawsuit Filed Against Cruise Line Alleges Wrongful Termination
A lawsuit has been filed against the Ritz-Carlton cruise line after several workers complained of being terminated after being asked by their supervisors to sound more British on the phones. Those who complained about having to sound British or those who could not bring themselves to sound British enough were terminated. They have since… Read More »