League of Legends developer Riot Games has announced it will pay $100 million to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit. The original settlement was $10 million but new lawyers were hired and pushed for a much bigger payout, which is now coming to fruition.
The settlement funds will be provided to more than 2,000 former and current female employees at Riot. Women’s rights attorney Genie Harrison, who argued on behalf of the workers, told The New York Times that the settlement terms are fair and that she feels proud to have worked on the case.
“I’m very pleased that we were able to provide what I think is a fair settlement,” she said.
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