A Paris labor tribunal has discovered Heavy Rain developer Quantic Dream responsible of not fulfilling safety obligations in direction of workers by failing to handle instances of harassment and poisonous working circumstances.
Claims of poisonous environment on the French studio first got here to mild in January 2018 when NSFW photographs of Quantic Dreams workers leaked together with claims of inappropriate office conduct and a poor surroundings. The studio denied these claims and vowed to corroborate the damning claims made towards the studio, starting from sexist, homophobic and racist attitudes to forcefully demanding lengthy hours of labor.
In the newest ruling, the studio has been requested to pay its former IT supervisor €5,000 protecting indemnities and €2,000 for authorized prices.
The November 21st ruling was coated by French media shops this weekend, a translation of which was offered by ResetEra person Passing Assassin, who wrote:
The instances are usually not finished but although as this identical IT supervisor appealed over one other humiliating photomontage which has not been thought of within the first condemnation. Quantic Dream, however, pressed prices again towards its former IT supervisor claiming that he stole inside information earlier than resigning from the corporate. Note that Quantic Dream additionally filed a defamation declare towards Mediapart and LeMonde – the 2 newspapers which first broke the information over a yr in the past.
Quantic Dream has but to answer this growth.