Monday, November 29th, 2021

Activision Blizzard employees stage a strike calling for CEO Bobby Kotick to resign

Approximately 150 Activision Blizzard employees gathered outside the Blizzard office in Irvine, California yesterday to protest the company’s CEO, Bobby Cotic, following recent allegations of fraud. The Wall Street Journal report.

Employees were allegedly notified directly to the CEO of various allegations of misconduct and harassment complaints, including a sexual assault case at Sledgehammer Games that was resolved outside the court in 2016, at the company. Although gathered to protest the continued role of the executives of Activision Blizzard, Cotic did not notify the board of directors of Activision Blizzard at the time.

The report also mentions what happened to Cotic in 2006. Reportedly The assistant threatened to be killed by voice mail.

Activision has issued a defensive statement in response to the WSJ report, which mentions the recently drafted “Zero Tolerance Policy.”

The ABK Workers’ Alliance calling for Cotic’s resignation tweeted in response to Activision’s own statement.

The report alleges an example of Cotic not disclosing an internal investigation to the board, and also contains a controversial email sent by Frantown Zent to employees after an illegal and discriminatory proceeding filed in July this year. Suggests. Hearing Impaired “β€”In fact, it was drafted by Cotic himself.

This latest development in the ongoing Activision Blizzard situation occurs after Jen Oneal recently resigned as Blizzard’s co-leader after J. Allen Brack left in August. Oneal and Mike Ybarra have been appointed co-leaders but were former Vicarious Visions bosses. Get off Only 3 months later. The WSJ report suggests that her resignation is a lower wage than Ybarra despite her joint position and is the result of being “token, neglected and discriminated against” by the company.

Activision Blizzard board released statement By communicating support and confidence in Cotic Playstation boss gym Ryan..