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Activision Blizzard fires 20 employees over discrimination and harassment allegations and hopes to dismantle DFEH’s lawsuit
Since Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) sued Activision Blizzard for discrimination and harassment, the company has fired 20 employees and “reprimanded” another 20 to create “a more accountable workplace.”
DFEH amends Activision Blizzard lawsuit to include contract workers, claims publisher destroyed evidence
This week, Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) filed an expanded anti-discrimination lawsuit against Activision Blizzard. In addition to the female full-time staff, it now includes contract workers. Moreover, DFEH alleges the publisher’s “failure to maintain and produce records.”
“Arbitration clause silences an employee”: lawyer explains forced arbitration and DFEH’s authority in Activision Blizzard lawsuit
What is forced arbitration? Why do California employers force new hires into arbitration agreements? How can DFEH represent affected employees of Activision Blizzard in court despite their having signed those agreements? Senior lawyer Evgeny Farafonov at law firm Semenov&Pevzner is here to explain.
DFEH alleges discrimination against women at Activision Blizzard. Activision Blizzard calls DFEH “unaccountable State bureaucrats”
California’s civil rights agency called Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has sued Activision Blizzard for discrimination against its female employees, who make up around 20% of the company’s entire workfore.