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A lawyer who represents cruise-ship workers reveals one thing passengers do that"s terrible for some crew members

Ng Han Guan/Associated Press Cruise-ship passengers used to tip workers in cash, but in recent decades, most cruise lines have begun adding gratuity charges to passe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2019

A lawyer who represents cruise-ship workers explains one thing passengers do that"s terrible for some crew members

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 27th, 2020

The hardest job on a cruise ship can lead to blindness and burned skin from dangerous chemicals, according to a lawyer who represents cruise ship workers

Shutterstock Utility galley workers have the most difficult job on a cruise ship, the maritime lawyer Michael Guilford told Business Insider. Utility galley workers are responsible for a number of tasks related to food service, including handli.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 15th, 2020

Leaked document reveals some Holland America and Seabourn cruise-ship workers could take pay cuts in the coming months (CCL)

Becky Bohrer/Associated Press Some Holland Ame.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 6th, 2020

A lawyer reveals a legal nightmare you can face on a cruise ship

Worachat Sodsri/Shutterstock Cruise ship passeng.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 28th, 2019

Thousands of stranded cruise workers are finally being allowed to disembark ships in the US after cruise companies agree to strict deals with CDC (NCLH, CCL, RCL)

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Since Monday, thousands of cruise ship crew members have been approved by .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 6th, 2020

Carnival and Norwegian cruise ships are scrambling to get stranded ship workers home by sailing them to different countries as the CDC refuses to let crew disembark in the US

Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters Cruise industry giants currently have plans in the works to repatriate some crew members. A number of Norwegian Cruise Line ships will converge on the company's.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 24th, 2020

Leaked audio reveals that crew members on Cunard Line"s MS Queen Victoria cruise ship off the coast of England have been asked to quarantine in their rooms because of COVID-19 cases on board

Jon Nazca/Reuters The captain of Cunard Line's MS Queen Victoria cruise ship said in a ship wide announcement this week that some crew members had COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, according to leaked audio. Capt. Jonathan Ward told .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2020

Leaked audio reveals that crew members on Cunard Cruise Line"s MS Queen Victoria off the coast of England have been asked to quarantine in their rooms due to cases of COVID-19 onboard

Jon Nazca/Reuters A number of crew members on the Cunard Cruise Line's MS Queen Victoria had COVID-19, according to leaked audio of a captain's ship-wide announcement. Ccaptain Tomas Connery told crew members that the ship has "some COVID-1.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2020

Cruise workers on Holland America"s Rotterdam ship say they were forced into a perilous rescue mission of the COVID-19 stricken Zaandam, and now hundreds of crew members are stranded onboard wondering what"s next.

Marco Bello/Reuters When Holland America's MS Zaandam cruise ship was stricken with a coronavirus outbreak onboard, the MS Rotterdam was dispatched to provide aid.  But crew members on the Rotterdam told Business Insider they felt bl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2020

Cruise workers on Holland America"s stranded Oosterdam ship are growing anxious after a sick employee was airlifted off the ship and more than 100 crew members were forced into isolation because of coronavirus fears (CCL)

Petros Giannakouris/Associated Press Two crew members on Holland America Line's Oosterdam cruise ship criticized the communication onboard, which they say left many workers in the dark for three days about a sick colleague who was event.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 10th, 2020

Cruise lines told ship workers to carry on as normal as coronavirus spread. Now, many crew members are infected or unemployed. (NCLH, CCL, RCL)

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Coronavirus infections have put a pause on the cruise industry, leaving thousands of cruise ship workers either stuck on ships at port, or jobless at a time when there are few entertainment or hospitality jobs available. F.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 7th, 2020

Business First reveals 2020 40 Under Forty honorees

It is impossible to take part in our 40 Under Forty awards process and not feel enormous optimism for the future of our state. Our honorees for 2020 are plant managers, health care professionals serving the homeless, executive vice presidents, attorne.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2020

Working on a cruise ship can be brutal — but 2 lawyers who represent cruise workers explain why even terrible cruise-ship jobs can be attractive

Don Ryan/Associated Press Working on a cruise ship may sound like a good opportunity for those wanting to travel, but two lawyers who represent.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 3rd, 2020

Cruise workers are using TikTok to give a behind-the-scenes look into what life is like on an empty cruise ship

paytonabner/TikTok, ageorama/TikTok, pratyvvaa/TikTok Many cruise lines have canceled th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 28th, 2020

Leaked audio reveals 4 Holland America passengers have died and 2 have tested positive for COVID-19 onboard the stranded Zaandam ship. And now the cruise line is scrambling to rescue healthy passengers

Andy Clark/Reuters Four passengers have died onboard Holland America's MS Zaandam, according to leaked a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

Cruise-ship workers say they have so much sex that their ships are like college dorms

Mikhail Starodubov/Shut.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

Cruise ship spa company OneSpaWorld furloughs 96% of workers, defers dividend program

OneSpaWorld Holdings Inc. Ltd. said Tuesday that it has.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 24th, 2020

The earliest coronavirus cases on the Diamond Princess cruise ship likely spread via workers who prepared food, a new investigation found

Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters A coronavirus outbreak on the Diamond Princess cruise ship likely spread via workers who prepared food, a Japanese investigation found. Of the 20 crew members who tested positiv.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 17th, 2020

Cancellations due to coronavirus drive fear among cruise workers about being sent home without pay

Cruise ship workers are worried for their jobs and financial futures as the coronavirus outbreak leads to cancellations......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 13th, 2020