Publisher Activision Blizzard has been sued by the nearest federal agency in the United States. This time it is the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which specifically deals with complaints from employees who experience discrimination in the workplace. The investigation against Activision Blizzard lasted a full three years. In June 2021, the EEOC already sent a letter to those responsible for the publisher.
The two parties have been in talks for a long time. A result has probably already been reached. Shortly after the announcement of the lawsuit, Activision Blizzard announced an agreement with the EEOC in a press release. Accordingly, the company will provide a fund of 18 million US dollars – as compensation and reparation for those affected. The remaining money will then be donated to charities.
“In our company there is no place for discrimination, harassment and unequal treatment of any kind. I am grateful for all employees who have shared their experiences. I am sorry that those affected had to go through these inappropriate experiences. I will mine.” Keep promises to make Activision Blizzard one of the most inclusive and respected workplaces in the world. “ – says CEO Bobby Kotick in a statement. Activision Blizzard has been the target of several lawsuits in the past few months. At the same time there were numerous personnel changes in the company.
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