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Activision Blizzard employees take stand against leadership following sexual harassment lawsuit

More than 800 employees have signed an open letter to Activision leaders over their "abhorrent and insulting" response to a California state investigation and lawsuit.

News 12 Staff

Jul 27, 2021, 1:50 PM

Updated 1,060 days ago

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Activision Blizzard employees are pressuring against company leadership. More than 800 employees have signed an open letter to Activision leaders over their "abhorrent and insulting" response to a California state investigation and lawsuit. The suit alleges female employees endured sexual harassment, which was fueled by the company’s toxic work culture. Activision alleges the suit paints a "distorted" and "false" description of the workplace.
Six Flags shares are riding upward following upbeat analysis from Wedbush. Shares of the amusement park company rose about 5.4% on Monday after Wedbush upgraded the stock to outperform, calling it a "compelling" reopening play. The firm said Six Flags has massively underperformed since the country began reopening and has a realistic post-pandemic potential. Premarket however shows shares are now coming down nearly 2%.
Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos offering NASA a $2 billion discount for a contract to build a lunar lander for astronauts going to the moon. Bezos claims Blue Origin would waive all payments up to this fixed amount in the current and next two government fiscal years. He goes on to say that "NASA should embrace its original strategy of competition." Blue Origin is in the process of building more rocket boosters in the hopes that they will fly more frequently.


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