an interview with Mike Ybarra on the Los Angeles Times
(may require registration or subscription) where the
Blizzard honcho expresses optimism about changing the workplace culture that's
spawned lawsuits over sexual harassment and other issues. In contrast,
about plans for Activision Blizzard employees to stage a walkout on
July 21st. Showing Twitter is the perfect platform for communication, the notice
is spread over a handy
16 tweets. One of them includes
outlining several complaints about gender inequity and another points to the
ABK Strike Fund Go Fund Me
Here's a bit:
In light of the recent attacks on the civil liberties of our
employees, the employee-led Committee Against Sex and Gender Discrimination has
scheduled a walk out action on July 21st, 2022
We are calling for protection of several communities of marginalized workers.
Employees are actively facing state legislation that is putting women, LGBTQ+
employees, and their families at risk, with other vulnerable groups on the
Our walk-out demands focus on the protections of ABK employees from external
threats like the recent overturn of Roe V. Wade, and internal threats such as
retaliation and harassment while in the workplace.
For background on why this walkout is being held, the company's current
healthcare policies do not adequately protect the workers of ABK.