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Casino Sexual Harassment Targeted by New Nevada Governor

Jan. 17, 2019, 5:10 PM

Sexual harassment and the policies Las Vegas casinos and other Nevada gaming companies use to address it will get a closer look under the state’s new governor.

Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak during his first week in office created a sexual harassment task force and directed regulators to collect plans and policies from the gaming and marijuana industries. Sisolak takes office joined by the country’s first female-majority legislature at a time of heightened awareness of harassment accusations on the Las Vegas Strip.

Major businesses represented by the Nevada Resort Association, such as Bellagio Las Vegas and MGM Grand, intend to comply ...