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Blizzard employees publicly criticise corporate response to abuse allegations

3 monthes ago   |   By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Several Activision Blizzard employees have criticised the company on social media for its response to allegations of harassment and discrimination. Earlier this week, the State Of California filed a lawsuit against Activision Blizzard which alleged the company has a "frat boy" culture that has created "a breeding ground for harassment and discrimination against women".
In a statement, Activision Blizzard called the Department Of Fair Employment And Housing which brought the suit "unaccountable State bureaucrats", and said the allegations were "distorted, and in many cases false." Some...
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Activision Blizzard Employees Are Unhappy With The Corporate Response To The Harassment Lawsuit

Activision Blizzard Employees Are Unhappy With The Corporate Response To The Harassment Lawsuit

3 monthes ago   |   By Forbes

A rift is widening between many employees at Activision Blizzard and those in charge of the corporation, who have issued a wide range of statements regarding a lawsuit by the state of California alleging mistreatme...
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Blizzard exec calls sexual harassment allegations ‘extremely troubling'

Blizzard exec calls sexual harassment allegations ‘extremely troubling'

3 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

A new lawsuit alleges widespread sexual harassment at Activision Blizzard | Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
The president of Blizzard Entertainment sent an email to staff calling allegations of sexual harassment at the company “extremely troubling.” First reported by Jason Schreier at Bloomberg , J. Allen Brack wrote that “the fight for equality is incredibly important to me,” and that he has spent his career fighting against “bro culture.”
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing filed suit against Blizzard and owner Activision...
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