Riot Games agrees to pay $ 100 million in gender discrimination lawsuit

Riot Games, editor of the very popular videogame League of Legends, “announced on Monday that he agreed to pay $ 100 million to close a lawsuit against him for gender discrimination.

The lawsuit had originally been filed in 2018 by two now former employees who denounced gender discrimination and sexual harassment at the company based in U.S.

Riot will pay $ 80 million to people who participated in a class action lawsuit in 2018, which includes hundreds of employees and former employees, said the company based in California it’s a statement.

Another $ 20 million will be used to pay the plaintiffs’ legal expenses, he added.

The deal still requires final approval from the court, which will hold a hearing in the coming months, Riot explained.

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