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Blizzard Staff Share Wage Particulars Amid Ongoing Pay Dispute

Obtained a information tip? Is there one thing you suppose we needs to be reporting on? E-mail news@usgamer.net. Activision and Blizzard’s wages have come underneath scrutiny prior to now, particularly the disparity between workers and govt pay. Yesterday, this challenge surfaced in a spreadsheet compiled by Blizzard workers, demonstrating the distinction in salaries between numerous staff on the firm. A report from Bloomberg particulars a spreadsheet containing dozens of alleged Blizzard salaries. Many of the raises are reportedly decrease than 10 %, with one worker telling Bloomberg they obtained a…

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Valve Sues Singapore Event Organizer For Failing to Pay Dota 2 Prizes

Valve has filed a lawsuit against a Singapore tournament organizer for allegedly failing to deliver prize money to the winners of two Dota 2 events it held last year. The total amount owed to all parties involved is roughly $750,000, according to the suit. Dot Esports reports that Global Electronic Sports Championship (GESC) ran two Dota 2 minor tournaments last year, GESC Indonesia and GESC Thailand. These events were held in March and May 2018, but by fall of the same year, winning teams had not been paid, nor had…

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Riot Games to Pay $10 Million in Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

This is Niche Culture. In this column, we regularly cover anime, geek culture, and things related to video games. Please leave feedback and let us know if there’s something you want us to cover! A new report (via the LA Times) has confirmed Riot Games have settled their ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit. The lawsuit, which originally started in 2018, alleged that systemic discrimination had been occurring at the company and that Riot Games violated the California Equal Pay act. The lawsuit, which Riot settled back in August of this year, will…

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