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  • As Expected, Activision Blizzard is Looking to Weasel Way Out of California Lawsuit

    The game studio has requested additional time in order to investigate potential ethics violations.

    Activision Blizzard has just requested for additional time in their legal battle against the California Department of Fair and Equal Housing. The studio says that they need time in order to investigate and possibly disqualify the lawsuit that was brought on by the DFEH back in July 2021. This request stems from a potential ethics violation that sprung up from its other legal battle that...
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  • Activision Blizzard Lawsuits Hit a Major Snag

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    Activision Blizzard Lawsuits Hit a Major Snag

    There may be a conflict of interests that are muddying the waters.

    Stick with me on this, because this is probably going to be a little confusing. At the end of September 2021, Activision Blizzard settled a lawsuit brought on by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for the lowly amount of $18 million (USD). This lawsuit would be used to "compensate and make amends" for employees impacted by the rampant sexual discrimination and harassment that has been...
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  • Activision Blizzard Settles Equal Employment Lawsuit for Just $18 Million

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    Activision Blizzard Settles Equal Employment Lawsuit for Just $18 Million

    Stop me if you've heard this one before.

    Original: The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is now suing Activision Blizzard over its alleged rampant sexual harassment and discrimination. The lawsuit was filed today, Monday September 27, 2021 in a California court. This lawsuit is based off of a three-year long investigation by the EEOC into the workplace conditions that have now become very well known amongst the general public.

    The investigation is said...
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    Last edited by Shawn Zipay; 09-27-2021, 07:03 PM. Reason: Updated to include settlement information.

  • SEC Now Investigating Activision Blizzard

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    SEC Now Investigating Activision Blizzard

    Bobby Kotick has been subpoenaed.

    The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched an investigation into Activision Blizzard. The government agency will be looking into how Activision Blizzard has handled, or mishandled, the numerous cases of sexual harassment, toxic workplace environments, abuse, and discrimination.

    This comes after the state of California sued Activision Blizzard in July over the aforementioned allegations, and then later expanded...
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  • California Expands Lawsuit Against Activision Blizzard to Include Temporary Workers

    The state of California also says the studio interfered with its investigation.

    California has just expanded its lawsuit against Activision Blizzard. The state's Department of Fair Employment and Housing are now adding in temporary workers to the full-time female employees that they are already representing in the lawsuit. The state also claims that Activision Blizzard actively interfered with their investigation.

    This new report comes from Axios, whom have seen a copy...
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  • More of Blizzard's 'Frat Boy' Culture Revealed in New Report

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    More of Blizzard's 'Frat Boy' Culture Revealed in New Report

    The toxic culture extends far into Blizzard's past but the merger with Activision just made it worse.

    A new report from Bloomberg has uncovered even more details about the "frat boy" like culture that has been festering for years at Activision Blizzard. This includes an incident from 2018 involving then Blizzard chief information officer Derrick Ingalls. While addressing the departure of chief technology officer Ben Kilgore, Ingalls made a crude joke about having sex with...
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  • Bobby Kotick Claims 'People will be Held Responsible for Their Actions'

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    Bobby Kotick Claims 'People will be Held Responsible for Their Actions'

    What about Bobby's actions? Who will hold him accountable?

    Activision Blizzard shared their Q2 2021 financial results today with the public. During the earnings call, Activision Blizzard said that they had a "commitment to a safe working environment." They also promised that they would take "swift action to ensure a safe and welcoming work environment for all employees."

    Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick said that "people will be held accountable...
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  • Activision Blizzard Employees Form an 'Alliance' and Denounce the Law Firm Hired by the Company

    One step closer to unionizing.

    A group of employees from a number of Activision Blizzard studios have joined together to form what they are calling the ABK Workers Alliance. This group has sent a joint letter to Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick and the executive leadership team within the company. This letter openly criticizes the law firm, WilmerHale, that Activision Blizzard management have hired to serve as a third-party auditor for the company.

    The letter, provided...
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  • Blizzard President J. Allen Brack is Leaving the Company

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    Blizzard President J. Allen Brack is Leaving the Company

    He's leaving to "pursue new opportunities."

    Blizzard president J. Allen Brack has officially stepped down just a couple of weeks after he was named and shamed as part of a larger Activision Blizzard lawsuit. The lawsuit specifically named Brack as one of the numerous people involved in the widespread sexual harassment and discrimination happening within the company.

    Official confirmation of Brack's departure came via the Blizzard website. The statement notes...
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  • A Look Inside Blizzard Developers' Disgusting 'Cosby Suite'

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    A Look Inside Blizzard Developers' Disgusting 'Cosby Suite'

    It's real and it's perhaps worse than you could have ever imagined.

    Last week, Activision Blizzard was sued by the state of California after the state conducted a two-year long investigation and found countless cases of sexual harassment and discrimination at the company. Included in the legal filing by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing was a mention of the "Cosby Suite."

    Today, while Blizzard employees were staging a walkout in support...
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  • Activision Blizzard Employees to Stage Walkout in Support of Harassment Lawsuit

    Over 2,600 employees, past and present, have signed a letter in support of the lawsuit.

    On Wednesday, July 28, Activision Blizzard employees will stop work and stage a walkout. This walkout is being done in protest of the disgusting response from company leadership to a lawsuit filed against them that highlights the sexual harassment, inequality, and discrimination within all levels of the company.

    The lawsuit was filed on July 22 by the California Department of Fair Employment...
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  • Blizzard President Makes Sad Attempt at Damage Control with Internal Email to Staff

    Oh, don't worry, it somehow got worse.

    Activision Blizzard is being sued by the state of California after a two year investigation into the company revealed tons of sexual harassment and discrimination against female employees of the company. Today, an internal email sent out last night from Blizzard president J. Allen Brack was made public. Brack, one of the people named in the lawsuit, tries to address the allegations levied against the company, calling them "extremely troubling."...
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  • Activision Blizzard Sued by California After Two Year Investigation into Rampant Sexual Harassment

    The harassment is so bad it drove at least one person to suicide.

    After a two-year long investigation by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the state has filed a lawsuit against Activision Blizzard due to the constant sexual harassment that female employees have been subjected to over the years. According to a report from Bloomberg, Activision Blizzard is said to foster a "frat boy" culture.

    This culture, left unchecked and unpunished for...
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  • Report: Rocksteady Accused of Widespread Sexual Harassment

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    Report: Rocksteady Accused of Widespread Sexual Harassment

    Yet another company with harassment issues.

    It seems all too common these days: A widely regarded game studio is accused of gross sexual harassment that stretches across the entire company. Today, the studio in question is Rocksteady, the development studio responsible for the recent Batman: Arkham games.

    According to a new report by The Guardian, female staff at Rocksteady had sent a letter to management back in 2018 complaining about sexual harassment. Allegedly, not...
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  • Night in the Woods Developer Alec Holowka Passes Away Following Abuse Allegations

    Family reveals he "spent a lifetime battling mood and personality disorders."

    Alec Holowka passed away earlier in the day on August 31, 2019.

    His passing was announced by his sister, Eileen Mary Holowka, who shared the news on Twitter a short time ago today.

    Alec Holowka was one of the few team members that created Night in the Woods. He was a programmer, designer, and composer. Scott Benson, a co-creator for Night in the Woods has terminated his...
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