Riot Games facing staff walkout after attempts to block lawsuits

As much as League Of Legends studio Riot Games has sworn to clean up their act after multiple scathing reports of sexism and abuse within the company, it hasn’t been enough for their staff.¬†While it doesn’t look like the in-house term ‘Rioter’ will become literal, Waypoint report that employees are considering walking out. This appears to be in response to the company’s attempts to use contractual arbitration clauses to shut down legal action from staff. Unsurprisingly, Riot hope to appease the unrest through “small group sessions” with their aggrieved developers.

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