October 27, 2021

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Blizzard's legal director leaves the company amid harassment allegations

Blizzard’s legal director leaves the company amid harassment allegations

Claire Hart is the sixth employee to leave the company in the past two months

Claire Hart Legal Director of Blizzard, warned on Monday (20), In a post on LinkedInWho completed his last day in the company last week, specifically on Friday (17).

The past three years have been full of unexpected twists and turns, but I feel proud to have worked and met so many wonderful people in Blizzard And in all the works Activision Blizzard.

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Although he did not explain why he left the company, Hart did highlight the series “unexpected fluctuations” In the past three years. You can customize this comment for reports from harassmentAnd abuse NS Discrimination faced by Activision Blizzard.

In addition, the departure of the legal director is part of the sequence of many employees leaving the company. NS Head of a blizzardJ. Allen Brack, eo Head of Human Resources worldwide, Jesse Michuk, came out in early August, for example.

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Still in August, Luis Barriga (Diablo 4) director, as well as Jesse McCree and Jonathan Likeraft (respectively Head of Design and one of World of Warcraft’s designers), have also left Blizzard.

Activision Blizzard is currently under investigation by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – which monitors discrimination of any kind within companies – and by Securities and Exchange Commission – which seeks to maintain “fair, orderly and efficient markets”.

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In addition, the company is also subject to lawsuits from California Department of Fair Employment and Housing For “allowing a culture of harassment”.

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Blizzard also faces legal action From the investors themselves Under the justification of “not accurately disclosing knowledge of these harassment and discrimination issues”, and finally Code- CWA for “unfair labor practices involving employee intimidation”.

NS CEO of Activision BlizzardBobby Kotik Announce this Tuesday That “there is absolutely no place in our company for discrimination, harassment, or unequal treatment of any kind.”

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