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Video Game Company Sued Over ‘Frat Boy Culture' Of Sexual Harassment

11 days ago   |   By Scary Mommy

Video game company Activision is sued after investigation into horrifying treatment of female employees
A California-based video game company is being sued by the state, following a two-year investigation into its work practices. California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing filed legal documents alleging an entrenched culture of sexism at Activision Blizzard, one that put female employees at risk and may have even contributed to one's death by suicide.
Activision Blizzard is one of the biggest video game companies in the world, boasting titles like Call of Duty, World of Warcraft...
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Over 70% Of Female Restaurant Employees Have Been Sexually Harassed

Over 70% Of Female Restaurant Employees Have Been Sexually Harassed

11 days ago   |   By Scary Mommy

Researchers are sharing the staggering statistics from a recent nationwide study, proving that the overwhelming majority of women restaurant workers have experienced sexual harassment at work
In today's edition of “water is wet,” people continue to treat restaurant workers absolutely terribly, as if low wages , poor working conditions, and disrespectful customers aren't enough to deal with. Two recent studies have shown how alarmingly common it is for women restaurant workers to experience sexual harassment on the job , with half reporting they're harassed on a weekly basis, and 71 percent...
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Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

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Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

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Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

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FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

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Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

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