Bloomberg Law
Sept. 15, 2021, 2:52 AM

Women Suing Riot Games Criticize Agency Intervening in Bias Suit

Maeve Allsup
Maeve Allsup
Legal Reporter

Women suing Riot Games Inc., a unit of Tencent Holdings Ltd., for harassment and pay discrimination accused California regulators of attempting to remove one of the plaintiffs from the litigation, part of what they allege is a broader effort by the state Department of Fair Employment and Housing to take control of the outcome of the class action.

A group of plaintiffs from the class said the move to remove one of the women from the action, by questioning her standing, was “disturbing,” and accused the agency of seeking to gain “unfettered control over the case’s process and outcome.” ...

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