Un avocat resignation, accusant le governor de California de s’immiscer dans procès Activision

Alors que le rachat d’Activision Blizzard par Microsoft follows its course, loi que procès pour discrimination et harcèlement sexuel fait à nouveau parler de lui. Dans un article de Bloombergon apprend qu’une des principales avocates de l’État de California has resigned, accusing the governor’s office of interfering in the lawsuit against Activision Blizzard.

Melanie Proctor, l’avocate en chief adjointe du département de l’emploi équitable et du logement de Californie (DFEH), declared that she resigned to protest against the fact that her employer, Wipper, was abruptly licensed by the governor. Les deux avocats s’était déjà retirés du procès d’Activision at the beginning of the month sans explication. Agent des deux supports a confirmation by Mme Proctor of the rejection and for Mme Wipper he has permission.

D’après M. Proctor, the governor of California Gavin Newsom would have interfered in the Actvision lawsuit:

The governor’s office has repeatedly requested to be informed in advance of the strategy of the litigation and the next stages of this. Alors que nous continuions à gagner devant le tribunal de l’État, cette interférence s’est accrue, imitant les intérêts de l’avocat d’Activision

Du côté de Newsom, on refuting the allegations. The address of the communication confirms the office “continuera à souterin le DFEH dans ses pour combattre toutes les formes de discrimination et protecter les Californiens”.

These personnel modifications intervene shortly after the agreement between Activision and the American Commission for equal opportunities in employment. Le département de Janette Wipper costs $18 million for the table sont très maigres comparés à la valeur intrinsicsèque d’Activision. Riot Games commits $100 million in 2021 to pay judges.

In the department of Mmr Wipper, the disappointment seems great because she had the reputation of arguing in a strong way using all the means at her disposal to translate into justice the societies that did not respect the laws in matière bienêtre au travail . Elle avait notably participated actively aux procès de Riot (Tencent) and Tesla.

In her letter of resignation, Mme Proctor criticized the governor’s office, writing that “justice should be administered in an equal manner, without favoring those who have political influence”. She encouraged the personnel to continue to work on the ongoing litigation of the agency “to the best of their abilities”.

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