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League of Legends: Riot Games risk losing up to $ 400 million in sex discrimination lawsuits

It seems like the fuss surrounding the lawsuit Riot Games sex discrimination is over, with plaintiff’s side – Former female employees have filed a complaint of discrimination while working here, agreeing to a $ 10 million compensation fee their father to lay League of Legends Released in late December 2019, recently, in the latest development of the incident, several California government organizations rejected the deal, and made a claim of up to 400 million USD (more than 9 trillion 200 billion VND) targeted at Riot Games.

Specifically, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, in a report to the Los Angeles Supreme Court – The legal unit responsible for hearing the Riot Games case, has confirmed the game company will have to pay up to $ 400 million for victims of sexist acts, instead of $ 10 million as before.

The reason given is that Riot Games’ sex ratio (male to female ratio) is too high (more male than female), and with this situation, the agency said that the female employees were imposing acts of gender discrimination on an extremely serious level.

League of Legends Riot Games risk losing up to 400 million in sex discrimination lawsuits | Esports

Another argument that prompted the California Housing and Labor Fair Authority to increase the penalty with Riot Games by more than 40 times, is that after the trial in late 2019, except for the claimant’s claim, This game company has not made any specific moves to commit to changing the working environment and overcoming gender discrimination. Reportedly, the Los Angeles Supreme Court has received a request to increase the penalty for Riot Games for review, and the final decision will be made on January 31.

Need to know, the revenue of League of Legends – the ace of Riot Games in 2019 also stops at $ 1.5 billion, meaning that if you have to compensate $ 400 million as above, it will be considered this game company. has “lost” 1/3 of the total revenue of the year, and must affirm that this will be an extremely terrible loss, in the context that the game company is putting all its efforts to implement a series of new game projects in the year. 2020.

League of Legends Riot Games risk losing up to 400 million in sex discrimination lawsuits | Esports

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