No. 1. Former Manager Sues Planet Fitness' Corporate Office Over Claims of Sexual Misconduct, 'Debaucherous' Drinking

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Former Planet Fitness manager Casey Willard filed a lawsuit against Planet Fitness in late 2018, alleging that a rape, multiple episodes of sexual misconduct and encouraged routine drinking in the office forced her to quit her job at Planet Fitness' corporate headquarters earlier this year. Read the full story here. This story made the list because of the current #MeToo movement and how it now has hit one of the fitness industry's largest club companies. [Dec. 4, 2018]

No. 1. Former Manager Sues Planet Fitness' Corporate Office Over Claims of Sexual Misconduct, 'Debaucherous' Drinking
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