It is surprising, but no less frustrating, that Riot Games (League of Legends) management does not support their attitude to forced arbitration. This corporate policy prevents two current employees from suing over gender discrimination and the primary cause of the recent staff expiry. They have said at least that they would end compulsory arbitration to new and future employees, but according to a public statement released last night, it is as far as they are going to fight. They stated ̵
Further to talk to Kotaku, Monahan said "As we continue to press Riot to be forced arbitration, we exploit cooperation and solidarity by involving more colleagues in efforts". While it sounds almost as bland as the statement from management, it's a good sign. The question is what the next step might be for Riot's dissatisfied staff. A walkout is enough to pay attention to the management, but I doubt anything that is not a concrete strike that will force a company that is rooted in this to major political changes. Let us not forget that the company immediately punished a Chief Operating Officer who wiped his mood for two months of free time.
Whatever I want them luck. As bad as the company's overall management, it is a great company with many talented creative people working together. The last thing I want is that another large studio should fall apart, giving even more displaced talents. Maybe "Rioters" should live up to their name? Note, it's a joke and not a serious suggestion. For at least.