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Activision Blizzard fires 20 employees following harassment claims – FT

Oct 19 (Reuters) – Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI.O) has fired 20 employees over claims of harassment, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday, citing a letter despatched to employees. (https://on.ft.com/3n6xM7u)

According to the report, the online game maker can even increase its ethics and compliance staff, tasked with making a “more accountable workplace”.

The proprietor of “Call of Duty” and (*20*) franchises didn’t instantly reply to a Reuters request for remark.

Earlier in September, Activision Blizzard and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) stated they’d reached an settlement to settle claims over sexual harassment and discrimination within the firm’s office.

The EEOC, which has been investigating allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation at Activision for 3 years, discovered that the corporate did not take corrective and preventive measures on sexual harassment complaints, in keeping with a submitting within the U.S. District Court of the Central District of California.

The firm additionally stated final month it was persevering with to work with regulators on addressing and resolving the office complaints it has acquired. learn extra

Reporting by Tiyashi Datta in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel

The entrance to the Activision Blizzard Inc. campus is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., August 6, 2019.   REUTERS/Mike Blake/Files

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