Activision Blizzard employees are set to walk out of their job at the company's Irvine campus Wednesday morning. Activision Blizzard employees organized and announced the walkout a day after more than 2,000 of their colleagues criticized the company's response to the lawsuit brought to it by the state of California.
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In a written statement, organizers of the Activision Blizzard walkout issued four demands to executive leadership including ending mandatory arbitration clauses that they say "protect abusers and limit the ability of victims to seek restitution."
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