You can now add Lego to the list of companies reassessing their relationship with Activision Blizzard after allegations that the company allowed senior employees to create a workplace riddled with sexual harassment and assault. In a statement I spotted , said the toy maker , which is a site dedicated to Lego reviews, it delays the release of a file Monitor 2– The thematic group that was planning to launch early next month.
A Lego spokesperson told the outlet, “We are currently reviewing our partnership with Activision Blizzard, given concerns about progress being made to address persistent claims about workplace culture, particularly the treatment of female colleagues and the creation of a diverse and inclusive environment.” “As we complete the review, we will be discontinuing the release of the LEGO Overwatch 2 product that was scheduled to go on sale on February 1, 2022.”
Activision Blizzard has been mired in controversy since the California Fair Recruitment regulator sued the publisher in. According to a bomb report Published in November, CEO Bobby Kotik learned of several of Activision Blizzard’s worst sexual harassment incidents and, at times, acted to protect the company’s abusers. In the wake of the magazine Reports, they criticized the company, but they have not yet cut ties with it. In a recent interview with New York timesXbox chief Phil Spencer said Microsoft’s relationship with the publisher has changed but declined to share details.
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