Activision Blizzard lawsuit expanded to include contractors, claims publisher shredded documents

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by James Batchelor

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The State of California has expanded its lawsuit against Call of Duty publisher Activision Blizzard, now stating the suit is also on behalf of the company’s contractors and claiming the firm interfered with its two-year investigation.

Axios reports the state’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing filed an amended complaint on Monday, redefining the group it represents to include temporary workers in addition to the female full-time staff it previously stated.

The language throughout the complaint has also been altered, changing “employees” to “workers” and specifically mentions anti-harassment, equal pay and other equally employment protections that exist

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