Archive | Sexual harassment

Workers Accuse Activision Blizzard Of Union Busting

Activision Blizzard employees represented by the ABetterABK worker group filed a lawsuit against the Call of Duty publisher with the National Labor Review Board yesterday accusing it of union busting. It comes in the wake of a bombshell California lawsuit alleging widespread sexual harassment and discrimination at the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Ubisoft Studio Under Investigation Over Sexual Harassment, Workplace Discrimination Reports

The Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP), Singapore’s national workplace watchdog, has launched an investigation into Ubisoft’s local studio following allegations of sexual harassment and workplace discrimination.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Riot Is Still Delaying Harassment Investigation, California Alleges

In addition to Activision Blizzard, California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing has also been looking at Riot Games’ history of “unlawful workplace practices”, saying in a statement today that the League of Legends developer has once again delayed their investigations into harassment and sexual…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Activistion Blizzard Faces Second Lawsuit Over First Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit filed today in the U.S. District Court of Central California on behalf of investors alleges that Activision Blizzard’s intentional failure to disclose its ongoing problems with sexual harassment and discrimination artificially inflated the company’s stock value. In layman’s terms, if investors…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

What Simone Biles Can Teach Our Children About Mental Health

If our children are old enough to be watching the Olympics with us, there’s a good chance they have already seen a fair amount of coverage and the reactions—both good and bad—surrounding Simone Biles’ decision to withdraw from the competition due to mental health concerns. And that decision presents us with an…Read more… Continue Reading […]

Continue Reading

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick Comments On Harassment Allegations

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has issued a public statement addressed to all employees concerning the harassment lawsuit against his company.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Activision Blizzard Employees Plan Walkout Wednesday To Protest Working Conditions

Following days of informal protests and denouncements of their company’s response to the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing lawsuit, Activision Blizzard employees are holding a formal walkout Wednesday, July 28, calling on leadership to improve conditions for women, particularly women of color,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Blizzard Devs Say Some Men Were Sexually Harassed, Too

Since allegations of widespread harassment and discrimination at Activision Blizzard first surfaced last week, former Blizzard developers and women across the field have spoken up once again about abuse in the games industry. While many of those affected are women, not all are, and some men are also sharing their…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Activision Blizzard Sued By California Over Widespread Harassment Of Women

Activision Blizzard, the publishing giant behind everything from Call of Duty to Overwatch, is being sued by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing over a “frat boy” workplace culture that it alleges has led to years of harassment and abuse targeting the women in its workforce.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Activision Blizzard Sued By California Over Widespread Harassment Of Women

Activision Blizzard, the publishing giant behind everything from Call of Duty to Overwatch, is being sued by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing over a “frat boy” workplace culture that it alleges has led to years of harassment and abuse targeting the women in its workforce.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Ubisoft CEO And Others Blamed For ‘Institutional Harassment’

Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry publisher Ubisoft is the target of a new complaint filed in French court that accuses the company, and its long-time CEO and co-founder, Yves Guillemot, of “institutional harassment.” According to a survey released last fall, one in four Ubisoft employees has either witnessed or directly…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Ubisoft Report States It’s At A ‘High Risk’ Of Losing Talent Due To Toxic Work Culture

In its annual Universal Registration Document, Ubisoft publicly (and quietly considering most folks never read these things…) acknowledged that “inappropriate behavior by employees” was a new risk facing the large publisher and developer and could lead to the company losing talented employees. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

How Men Can Talk to Other Men About Sexual Harassment

Not all men are guilty of perpetrating sexual harassment against women in the workplace and beyond. But all men have an instrumental role to play in the broader effort to combat the harassment of women, and it starts with simply talking about the issue with other men.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

Riot’s CEO Is Being Sued For Sexual Harassment

Riot Games CEO Nicolo Laurent is being sued by former employee Sharon O’Donnell, who is alleging Laurent committed repeated acts of sexual harassment over a number of years, including asking her to “cum” to his house while his wife was away.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Twitch Employee Accused Of Sexual Assault No Longer With Company

Back in June, Hassan Bokhari, accounts director of strategic partnerships at Twitch, was accused of sexual abuse and assault by a Twitch streamer named Vio. Now, after an investigation that began months ago, Twitch has banned Bokhari from the platform, and he is no longer an employee at the company.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Over 50 Sexual Misconduct Allegations Have The Super Smash Bros. Community In Turmoil

The competitive community for Nintendo’s popular Super Smash Bros. series has recently been rocked by an overwhelming amount of sexual misconduct allegations. An endless stream of victims—many speaking out against highly-skilled, popular, or otherwise powerful individuals—has come forward to expose the dark underbelly…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Over 50 Sexual Misconduct Allegations Have The Super Smash Bros. Community In Turmoil

The competitive community for Nintendo’s popular Super Smash Bros. series has recently been rocked by an overwhelming amount of sexual misconduct allegations. An endless stream of victims—many speaking out against highly-skilled, popular, or otherwise powerful individuals—has come forward to expose the dark underbelly…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Travel to the Golden Age of The Witcher and See Pandemic’s Newest Legacy in Gaming News

Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's column all about board games and tabletop roleplaying games. This week, Gen Con Online gets things in full swing with its events schedule for the digital convention experience. Plus, a look at Pandemic Legacy’s upcoming season and a special anniversary edition for The Lord of the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

Continue Reading

Travel to the Golden Age of The Witcher and See Pandemic’s Newest Legacy in Gaming News

Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's column all about board games and tabletop roleplaying games. This week, Gen Con Online gets things in full swing with its events schedule for the digital convention experience. Plus, a look at Pandemic Legacy’s upcoming season and a special anniversary edition for The Lord of the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

Continue Reading

Designed by OhhWord Media