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Raymond Powers 2021-07-28
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The company behind Call of Duty and World of Warcraft has been accused of a "frat boy" workplace culture.
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Belinda Miller 2021-07-26
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Hundreds of Activision Blizzard employees have signed a letter (published by Bloomberg, Polygon, and Kotaku) that rebukes the company’s response to California’s allegations that Activision Blizzard has a discriminatory work culture and issues with sexual harassment. The company’s response to the lawsuit, which paints an extremely upsetting picture of its culture and how women are treated there, has largely been to deny the allegations.

In their letter, which can be read below, the employees say that response “creates a company atmosphere that disbelieves victims,” and they call for “immediate corrections” from the company’s top leaders.

The letter was written in response to both public and internal statements made by Activision Blizzard...

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Julian Dunkelberger 2021-07-27
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Some of the Call of Duty publisher's workers have reportedly penned a letter decrying the company's "abhorrent and insulting" response to harassment allegations.
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Brian Christy 2021-07-27
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One of the world’s biggest video game companies is reeling after a state discrimination and sexual harassment suit kicked off a firestorm of controversy within the company. California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing sued Activision Blizzard last week, alleging that the company fostered a “breeding ground for harassment and discrimination against women.” Following a […]
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Raymond Powers 2021-07-28
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The company behind Call of Duty and World of Warcraft has been accused of a "frat boy" workplace culture.
Julian Dunkelberger 2021-07-27
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Some of the Call of Duty publisher's workers have reportedly penned a letter decrying the company's "abhorrent and insulting" response to harassment allegations.
Belinda Miller 2021-07-26
Activision Blizzard Video game company logo seen displayed
Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Hundreds of Activision Blizzard employees have signed a letter (published by Bloomberg, Polygon, and Kotaku) that rebukes the company’s response to California’s allegations that Activision Blizzard has a discriminatory work culture and issues with sexual harassment. The company’s response to the lawsuit, which paints an extremely upsetting picture of its culture and how women are treated there, has largely been to deny the allegations.

In their letter, which can be read below, the employees say that response “creates a company atmosphere that disbelieves victims,” and they call for “immediate corrections” from the company’s top leaders.

The letter was written in response to both public and internal statements made by Activision Blizzard...

Continue reading…

Brian Christy 2021-07-27
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One of the world’s biggest video game companies is reeling after a state discrimination and sexual harassment suit kicked off a firestorm of controversy within the company. California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing sued Activision Blizzard last week, alleging that the company fostered a “breeding ground for harassment and discrimination against women.” Following a […]