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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.”
Footage of Tencent employees touching women’s breasts at company event resurfaces amid Activision Blizzard scandal
Tencent’s annual parties reportedly used to include disturbing activities demeaning to women, as shown in the videos that reappeared online. The company event shown in the video took place in 2017. Since then, the Chinese tech giant has apologized for the behavior seen in the footage and promised to tackle it “head-on”.
Activision Blizzard update: Frances Townsend steps down from Activision Blizzard women’s network, Overwatch League sponsors suspend partnerships with company
Activision Blizzard August 3 update: Blizzard HR head Jesse Meschuk fired, ABK Workers Alliance speaks against law firm WilmerHale, class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of investors, execs delete their Twitter accounts
J. Allen Brack stepping down as Blizzard Entertainment president amid ongoing harassment scandal
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot ignores offender accountability demands from employees, but cites 300 listening sessions and audit
“We will be the change”: Ubisoft devs demand accountability for all offenders, Blizzard employees criticize Kotick’s message and stage walkout
Yesterday was an important day in the ongoing Activision Blizzard story. Hundreds of Ubisoft employees expressed their solidarity with those affected within Activision Blizzard. Ubisoft devs also called for structural changes at their company and across the industry. Back at Activision Blizzard, employees voiced their frustration with Bobby Kotick’s message and staged a walkout, both offline and online.