Due to harassment investigation, Activision Blizzard has laid off at least 20 employees

Activision Blizzard stated that more than 20 employees have “resigned” in recent months due to ongoing investigations into workplace harassment. At the same time, more than 20 employees have faced disciplinary action.This is an internal policy and process developed in response to the blockbuster in California File a lawsuit In July.

Distributed internally earlier this week, the letter from Chief Compliance Officer Frances Townsend has now been published online. according to Financial Times (pass through edge), the “resignation” or disciplinary list of employees includes game developers and supervisors, but does not include board members. In addition to these actions, Townsend wrote that the ethics and compliance team has also created 19 new roles to investigate complaints.