Riot Games is facing a case treatment for gender discrimination at Legend of Legends, one of the world's biggest games and a leading esport.
Kotaku reported the case first, three months after it, An educated employee, Melanie McCracken, and a former employee, Jessica Negron, sued Riot, claiming that the plaintiffs were denied equal pay and had their career founded. Riot has more than 2,500 employees, 80 percent of them male. The success claims that Riot violated California law on equal pay against gender-based discrimination in the workplace.
A spokesman for Riot Games responded: "While we are not discussing details of ongoing litigation, we can say that we take seriously this kind of inquiry and examine them thoroughly. We are committed to a profound and comprehensive development of our culture for to ensure that Riot is a place where all Rioters thrive.We have shared our progress here.
Requesting class action status, the plaintiffs are entitled to compensation for unpaid salaries, damages and other penalties.
Kotaku said that Negron participated in its original history. In the lawsuit, the women claim that Riot's occupation with her culture of core gamers led to a culture and recruitment system that was biased against women.
After the Kotaku story ran, Riot apologized to current and former employees, and promised to make sweeping changes. However, Kotaku said that a number of those charged with inappropriate sexual behavior are still employed by Riot. The success claims that Riot paid men more than kvi nner for the same work.
Negron said in the lawsuit that shortly after she was employed, her manager concluded, and she took on her job without compensation or change in job title. This happened repeatedly, for the same position, claimed Negron. Negron also said that she considered the word "dick" talked more than 500 times in a month of male employees at Riot.
Current Riot employee Melanie McCracken has been working in Riot since 201
In 2017, McCracken was promoted to a position where she worked for Riot Games' Top Three Leaders, COO Scott Gelb, Managing Director Nicolo Laurent and President Dylan Jadeja. She discovered a video of Gelb in Shanghai with some scantily dressed dancers. The video spread in the workplace, and McCracken claims she was punished for it.
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