EEOC Urges Current Former Employees To Share Activision Rules
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is encouraging current and former Activision Blizzard Inc. employees to file a claim for a share of an $18 million sexual harassment claim fund. dollars.
In March, the U.S. District Court approved a settlement of charges that Santa Monica, Calif.-based Activision Blizzard Inc. and related units Blizzard Entertainment Inc., Activision Publishing Inc. and King.com Inc. violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. by submitting employees sexual harassment, pregnancy-related discrimination and/or related retaliation, the EEOC said in a statement.
“Participation in the process is voluntary and free, and filing a claim does not obligate or bind the claimant,” the agency said.
He said that in addition to providing monetary relief, the claims process allows claimants to seek specific non-monetary relief, including deleting harmful documents such as disciplinary notices from their personal records. Plaintiffs can also ask the company to change a wrongful dismissal case to a resignation, the agency said.
An EEOC fact sheet indicates that workers employed by Activision Blizzard or any of the related entities of September 2016 to March 29, 2022 are eligible.
A spokesperson for Activision did not respond to a request for comment.