Ex-employees accuse BrewDog of creating a 'culture of fear'
June 10, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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ELLON, SCOTLAND - APRIL 03: Stockpiles of BrewDog beers at their brewery on April 03, 2020 in Ellon, Scotland. Scotland based brewery BrewDog have adapted their production to develop and produce hand sanitiser to donate to various charities across the UK as well as the NHS working throughout the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 50,000 lives and infecting over 1 million people. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images) (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
BrewDog, one of the biggest UK craft beer producers, has apologized after dozens of former employees accused the company of fostering a "culture of fear" and fomenting "toxic attitudes towards junior staff."
London (CNN Business)BrewDog, one of the biggest UK craft beer producers, has apologized after dozens of former employees accused the company of fostering a "culture of fear" and fomenting "toxic attitudes towards junior staff. "
In an open letter published on Wednesday, a group of more than 70 people describing themselves as former staffers said they felt "burnt out, afraid and miserable" after working at the company, a Scottish brewery and bar chain known for its punk rock attitude, liberal politics and aggressive marketing.
He said that the company has "thousands of employees with positive stories to tell" but acknowledged that the letter "proves that on many occasions we haven't got it right. " BrewDog had 1,767 employees as of 2019, according to company documents.