Bloomberg Law
Aug. 24, 2021, 11:15 PMUpdated: Aug. 25, 2021, 2:48 PM

Activision Accused of Shredding Evidence, Obstructing Probe (2)

Maeve Allsup
Maeve Allsup
Legal Reporter

California’s civil rights enforcement agency is alleging Activision Blizzard Inc. retaliated against employees who aided its investigation into sexual harassment and bias at the video-game giant and suppressed evidence, including destroying documents, in an amended complaint filed in state court.

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing sued the World of Warcraft-maker in July, alleging it fosters a “frat boy” culture in which female employees are subjected to constant sexual harassment and are discriminated against in compensation, promotion, and termination.

On Monday, the agency added to the allegations, claiming the company failed to maintain documents related to internal investigations ...

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