MarketWatch features Dr. Ann Olivarius’ comments on the toxic workplace environment at Activision Blizzard and Microsoft’s acquisition.
“This is really a very serious situation for Activision,” said Ann Olivarius, senior partner at McAllister Olivarius. “Civilly, it does implicate the board of directors in ways that are not positive, and exposes the whole company to additional criticisms, fines, and analysis.”
The gaming industry has many allegations of harassment against it. Dr. Olivarius explains how the Activision lawsuit will be a wake up call to the companies who aren’t protecting their workers.
Dr. Olivarius featured in Law.com article about civil litigators fighting human trafficking and online abuse.
“I want to make a difference and also to advance equality in general and women in particular.”
A lawsuit against Activision Blizzard Inc. could be a crucial step to forcing the video-game industry, which has faced persistent allegations of workplace sexual harassment, to take meaningful steps toward gender equality. Dr. Ann Olivarius comments on the ‘wake up call’ to companies.
Dr. Ann Olivarius gives her reaction to Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction being overturned on BBC Radio Scotland.
Georgina Calvert-Lee guest speaks on Times Radio about how NDAs work and can be misused in employment contracts to have silencing effects. Georgina also discusses the use of NDAs in the light of the Me Too movement.
“When they complain about it and expect their institution to swing into action and protect them, they are instead not believed, or put straight back in the same classroom with their assailant” – Georgina Calvert-Lee on the damage done twice to schools survivors. #EveryonesInvited
Georgina Calvert-Lee on the Everyone’s Invited campaign and tackling the shocking levels of rape culture in UK schools.
Dr Olivarius and Georgina Calvert-Lee’s op-ed on how universities are still dragging their feet when dealing with student sexual harassment and abuse.
Our clients won a $9.4 million settlement in their discrimination and retaliation case against the University of Rochester.
Dr. Ann Olivarius’ opinion article in Newsweek on the verdict of Harvey Weinstein.