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Activision Blizzard Staff Sign Petition Supporting Labor Lawsuit

July 27, 2021, 2:55 PM

More than 2,000 current and former Activision Blizzard Inc. employees have signed a letter calling the company’s responses to a recent discrimination lawsuit “abhorrent and insulting.”

The new letter, which was reviewed by Bloomberg, was circulated Monday following a turbulent week for the publisher behind games like Call of Duty and World of Warcraft.

Last week, the California Department of Fair Housing and Employment filed an explosive lawsuit against Activision Blizzard that alleged sexual discrimination, harassment and retaliation. In response, a spokesman for the company called the allegations false and distorted. A subsequent email from Activision executive Frances Townsend described ...

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