Activision Blizzard Settles US Equal Employment Lawsuit for $18 Million - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 01 October 2021 / 1,283 Views
Activision Blizzard has settled a lawsuit with the US
The publisher will also develop software tools and training programs to improve workplace policies and practices for employers across the industry.
"There is no place anywhere at our company for discrimination, harassment, or unequal treatment of any kind, and I am grateful to the employees who bravely shared their experiences," said
Kotick added, "We will continue to be vigilant in our commitment to the elimination of harassment and discrimination in the workplace. We thank the EEOC for its constructive engagement as we work to fulfill our commitments to eradicate inappropriate conduct in the workplace."
Activision Blizzard is also taking steps to upgrade its policies, practices, and training to prevent and eliminate discrimination and harassment in its workplaces. The company will also implement and expand its performance review system with a new focus on equal opportunity.
The publisher will appoint a third-party equal opportunity consultant whose findings will be regularly reported to our Board of Directors as well as the Commission.
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