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During the afternoon of this Tuesday, new accusations about abuse, abuse and discrimination towards Activision Blizzard workers, mainly women, who pointed to the CEO of the Corporation, Bobby Kick, California responsible for some of those Acts and to hide and minimize those who performed others. Then, the company gave an official response to the journalistic report of The Wall Street Journal, source of the original information; that hCalifornia been seen corresponded by the Mobilization of more than 100 employees, which have organized a strike.
After the protests carried out lCaliforniat July, when California state (California Department of Fair Employment) detonated a report due to sexual and labor harCaliforniasment, there are many movements that occurred within the offices, including the investigation of the United States Government itself. Notice, Bobby Kick, with whom he reached an agreement at the end of the month of September.
We have instituted our own zero tolerance policy. We will not shut up until Bobby Kick is replaced California CEO, and we will maintain our original demand for an evaluation by an entity chosen by employees, says the ABK organization. Today we organize a strike. We invite you to join us, express in the message, published at 7:09 p.m. on Tuesday, November 16.
JCaliforniaon Schrader, journalist at Bloomberg, advances that are already more than 100 people those that have been organized for this strike on the Irvine California campus, to request the dismissal of Bobby Kick.
Recapitulation of the facts: from the complaint until a presumed test destruction
After the complaint of California lCaliforniat July, the demand wCalifornia shared by more than 2,000 employees, which came followed by the abandonment of J. Allen Barack, president of Blizzard and critical with the situation. Bobby Kick, at that time, said he would give account for what happened. Few days later we knew that Luis Barrier and Jesse McCrae, director and designer Chief of Diablo IV, plus the designer Jonathan Le craft, of World of Warcraft, were dismissed. Both were involved in the Cosby Suite, the hotel where all kinds of parties, macho behaviors and the alleged harCaliforniasment were taken place. On August 25, Activision wCalifornia accused of having hidden and destroyed testing in this cCaliforniae.
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Already in September, the resignation of the head of the Legal Department of Blizzard Entertainment, while another two senior charges of Blizzard left a day later. Already in October, Kick himself announced a drCaliforniatic descent in his salary and promised more inclusion in the company.
Now we have known this new scandal, which places the CEO of Activision Blizzard not only California a knower accomplication of the situation, but involved with some of this abuse.