The developer had already been accused a few months ago of destroying essential evidence for the judicial process.
Activision-Blizzard returns to the center of the legal gaze, and this return could cost you an even worse picture for government agencies. And it is that the California Department of Housing and Fair Employment (DFEH), which had already suspected the level of collaboration of the developer, has carried out a motion with which it officially intervenes in the judicial process to avoid destruction of evidence.
Activision-Blizzard could have an agreement with the EEOC that allows it to destroy evidenceA) Yes Kotaku picked it up upon publication of the motion already discussed, insisting that Activision-Blizzard could be removing evidence fundamental to the trial and, therefore, interfering in the investigation. In this sense, the DFEH considers that the developer could have an agreement with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) including a clause allowing Activision-Blizzard to remove any allegation of sexual harassment from its employees’ files, so would have the opportunity to destroy evidence against him.
The DFEH considers that Activision-Blizzard and the EEOC did not provide complete information of the judicial processAn accusation that is observed in the aforementioned agreement between Activision-Blizzard and the EEOC, since it is specified that the study can alter your employee records, “except to the extent that Defendants [Activision-Blizzard] must keep records of the allegations or the participation of any Eligible Claimant in this position to make this Decree effective. “
On the other hand, the DFEH has also decided to intervene in a clause that allowed Activision-Blizzard to reinvest the funds of the undistributed agreement in their own shows. A set of aspects that, according to the DFEH, are perceived as that “the EEOC and the Defendants they also did not provide complete information in the proposed consent decree now filed with the court. “
Of course, this is another Activision-Blizzard attempt to avoid the consequences of the complaints of harassment, something that has led to a sanction of 18 million dollars and the possibility that the directors of the company do not receive their annual bonuses. For its part, Blizzard go ahead with your projects, which has led to the choice of a new director for Diablo IV after Luis Barriga was fired and cut hurtful dialogue in World of Warcraft.
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