Activision Blizzard Employees Demand Anti-Discrimination Reform

A group of 12 Activision Blizzard employees have formed an anti-discrimination committee to combat sex and gender discrimination at the company, following a wave of allegations against the company.

According to a new report from the Washington Post, the committee has gathered a list of demands which they submitted on May 24 to Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick, diversity officer Kristen Hines, and chief human resources officer Julie Hodges.

“My hope in joining the committee is that we don’t let the fervor die down until there is meaningful, long-lasting change,” said Emily Knief, a senior motion graphic designer at Blizzard. “At the end of the day, I would like to go into work and not have to think about anything but my work. But based on everything that has been happening, even well before it broke through the headlines, it has been taking up a sizable portion of my day, having to think about the inaction of leadership.”

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Author: Demi Williams