It is said that Blizzard also joined the caravan of game companies that experienced sexual harassment within the company. Activision Blizzard accused of gross sexual harassment!
Activision Blizzard accused of gross sexual harassment! The game giant, the creator of cult universes such as World of Warcraft and Diablo, has recently joined the caravan of game companies that have faced similar accusations. Bloomberg’in haberine According to inside Blizzard, –called “Frat boy culture” in America.– Severe harassment of female employees has been going on for a long time. This definition is a broad concept that encompasses sexual harassment, unfair pay and behaviors such as unfair demotion of female employees or intentionally relocating the employee in question.
The institution that brought the allegations to the agenda, California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (California Department of Fair Employment and Housing) and taking the case to court are on the agenda. The agency’s report states that, as a result of a two-year investigation, Activision-Blizzard’s female employees are discriminated against in terms of working conditions. In the report, it is stated that the company management is insufficient to prevent discrimination and harassment.
Suicide of a female employee under Activision Blizzard allegations of gross sexual harassment
In the continuation of the report, it is stated that male employees engage in “inappropriate behavior” by squeezing female employees in places such as cabins in the company in an excessively drunk manner. Another claim of the department is that male employees play games during working hours and put the workload on female employees. It is also alleged that women were deprived of the opportunity to promote “because they could get pregnant,” faced criticism when they went to pick up their children in day care, and that male employees were kicked out of breastfeeding rooms so they could hold meetings.
It is alleged that female staff members of the World Of Warcraft team were subjected to derogatory comments and even threatened with the implied rape by the male employee or their superiors. However, perhaps the most crucial part of the report is the case of suicide. It is reported that a female Activision employee ended her life during a business trip with a male manager. It is alleged that the female employee was subjected to intense sexual harassment before her suicide, and that her nude photos were “circulated” at a company’s New Year’s Eve party.
Although Activision Blizzard is facing heavy sexual harassment allegations, the company has not yet made a statement on the subject. However, evaluating the Jason Schreier, He shared the detailed refutation text sent to him by a Blizzard spokesperson.