Staff get new perks at The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Ellen DeGeneres.
Ellen DeGeneres.
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  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show has given staff members new perks.
  • Producers reportedly announced the news during a Zoom staff meeting.
  • Three senior producers were dismissed after allegations of misconduct and sexual harassment.

Significant changes are happening behind-the-scenes at The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

This comes after an internal investigation into a toxic work environment, misconduct and sexual harassment allegations.

During a Zoom meeting on Monday host Ellen DeGeneres, and producers Andy Lassner and Mary Connelly, addressed staff about the changes that will be taking place and the results of the internal investigation.

Senior producers Ed Glavin and Kevin Leman and co-executive producer Jonathan Norman were reportedly dismissed after being accused of sexual harassment.

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To boost morale amongst the staff, new perks were also announced at the meeting.

Variety reports that staff will have five paid days off to use at their discretion, birthdays off, and paid time for doctors' appointments and family matters.

According to the publication, WarnerMedia has seen to it that a human resources executive attends meetings to address the issues. The executive can provide anonymity to those who come forward and works independently - they are not required to report to those at The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

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