DFEH accused of ethics violations
Activision Blizzard has petitioned that the Californian Department of Fair Employment and Housing's lawsuit be suspended due to an alleged ethics violation.
Lawyers working for the DFEH have allegedly also worked for the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which conducted a federal investigation into Activision Blizzard.
- The EEOC reached a settlement with Activision Blizzard
- DFEH cried foul over the EEOC deal
- Activision Blizzard has requested time to investigate DFEH ethics violations
- They want the case classified as “complex” to qualify for a specialist court
Finger-pointing: Activision Blizzard also alleges that DFEH destroyed information, which also happens to be one of the things the DFEH accuses Activision Blizzard of. The US Securities and Exchange Commission is also investigating whether Activision Blizzard has made full disclosure to its investors.
Internal strife: More than twenty Activision Blizzard employees have left the company since the legal battles started, while more than twenty more have faced disciplinary proceedings following their conduct.