Activision Blizzard employees launch petition urging CEO to resign

Activision Blizzard employees launch petition urging CEO to resign

More than 1,330 employees at video game maker Activision Blizzard have signed a petition calling for the resignation of longtime CEO Bobby Kotick, who has been accused of ignoring complaints of alleged sexual harassment from female workers. Among the signers are game animators, artists, designers and testers across the Activision, Blizzard and King divisions. The workers said…

Alibaba introduces new measures to prevent sexual assault

Alibaba introduces new measures to prevent sexual assault

The front of Alibaba’s Wangjing office in Beijing on Dec. 24, 2020. Costfoto | Barcroft Media | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — Alibaba has introduced a series of measures designed to prevent sexual harassment and assault. The move comes after a female employee accused her supervisor Wang Chengwen and a client of Alibaba of sexual assault. …

Activision Blizzard exec Brack resigns as company reckons with harassment lawsuit

Activision Blizzard exec Brack resigns as company reckons with harassment lawsuit

A top executive at Activision Blizzard is leaving the company nearly two weeks after the video game maker was hit with an explosive sexual harassment lawsuit from regulators in California. J. Allen Brack, president of the company’s Blizzard division, announced his resignation to staff members on Tuesday. The company said Brack is leaving “to pursue new…