Activision staff allege being threatened for speaking about sexual harassment lawsuit

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While it lately settled one in all its lawsuits for $18 million, the scandal surrounding Activision Blizzard concerning allegations of sexual harassment is unlikely to clear up any time quickly. After all, it nonetheless faces different associated lawsuits and it stays a standard speaking level on-line and even inside the firm itself.

Apparently, Activision actually doesn’t like its personal staff discussing the lawsuits and has been accused of threatening stated staff for it. A grievance filed to the National Labor Relations Board (as noticed by The Verge) claims {that a} supervisor threatened staff for discussing working situations.

Although the declare doesn’t particularly point out the lawsuits, the Communications Workers of America (which filed the grievance) has stated that Activision instructed employees “they could not discuss issues related to the sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit filed by state of California against the company.” The CWA additionally cited former Blizzard senior take a look at analyst Jessica Gonzalez, who says that Activision has a “pattern of retaliation against workers who speak out.”

Activision has tried harm management ever for the reason that preliminary lawsuit final summer time, with it lately appointing extra ladies executives. However, its repute has solely been taking hit after hit, with latest examples together with its opposition at makes an attempt at unionisation and when it eliminated its vaccine mandate, prompting one other employees strike.