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Riot Games settled gender-discrimination lawsuit for at least $10 million

[2019.12.03, Tue 02:05] Riot Games said in court filings that it has agreed to pay at least $10 million to women who worked at the game company as part of a settlement of a class-action lawsuit over alleged gender discrimination and sexual harassment. Riot is the Los Angeles company that makes League of Legends, one of the most popular PC games in the world, and it's branched out recently with the auto-battler Teamfight Tactics and a slew of new projects. The allegations of gender discrimination arose more than a year ago after gaming news/culture site Kotaku exposed what its reporting found as a toxic and sexist culture at Riot. Game Workers Unite, which is trying to create a union for video game developers, tweeted its support of the settlement and the women of Riot. Riot Games settles lawsuit, will pay every female employee since 2014 with $10 million fund: https://t. Two women had filed a lawsuit alleging violations of the California Equal Pay act, alleging that they were routinely subject to sexual harassment and gender discrimination. Those elgible for the settlement include approximately 1,000 women who worked at Riot Games from November 2014 until the settlement date in August.
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