After it became known that Activision Blizzard was sued by the EEOC In addition to their existing lawsuits, a settlement was announced between the parties not long afterwards, despite the fact that the DEFH intervenes to prevent the settlement as it would allow Activision Blizzard Destroy evidence of sexual harassment in the company.
The news comes from the Kotaku website, which reported that the settlement between the EEOC and Activision Blizzard would result in the destruction of evidence that is critical to the process DEFHbecause the comparison contains a clause that allows it Activision Blizzard “To remove all allegations of sexual harassment from the personnel files of the comparison applicants”.
In essence, that is DEFH tries to step in to make sure that Activision Blizzard not being able to sweep the whole thing under the rug like it never happened as they have already shown that they will destroy files to interfere with ongoing processes.
If the DEFH is unsuccessful, it would be detrimental to their case.
Source – [Kotaku]