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Emotional baggage—Away’s founders sold a vision of travel and inclusion, but former employees say it masked a toxic work environment

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    Deimos
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    There was a follow-up article here: https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/6/20999091/away-ceo-steph-korey-apology-employees-toxic-work-slack-logs-luggage-brand And then today, Away has appointed the...

    There was a follow-up article here: https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/6/20999091/away-ceo-steph-korey-apology-employees-toxic-work-slack-logs-luggage-brand

    And then today, Away has appointed the former COO of lululemon as their CEO now, with the previous CEO becoming Executive Chairman: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/away-appoints-lululemon-coo-stuart-haselden-as-ceo-300971703.html

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      What a toxic hellhole of a work environment. My sympathies to the employees who have their hands tied.

      What a toxic hellhole of a work environment. My sympathies to the employees who have their hands tied.

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  2. Deimos
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    Yesterday, The New York Times reported that Steph Korey has decided not to step down after all, and will be co-CEO with Stuart Haselden.

    Yesterday, The New York Times reported that Steph Korey has decided not to step down after all, and will be co-CEO with Stuart Haselden.

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