As early as this week, employees of Blizzard Entertainment will present workplace improvement requests to the company’s management.
Over 870 staff members are using the company’s Slack channel to draft the list of requests. These include revised approach to promotions, longer vacation time and pay raises for members of the customer service and quality assurance departments.
Blizzard managment said it will review the requests and consider the appropriate measures.
We will continue to adapt our compensation to build and keep the workforce our company needs today and tomorrow,” Dustin Blackwell, a spokesman for Blizzard, wrote in an emailed statement. “We understand that some Blizzard employees have specific requests, and we look forward to hearing from them directly.”
Dustin Blackwell, a spokesman for Blizzard, via Bloomberg
While Blizzard employees still haven’t taken steps to form a union, their efforts “represent one of the largest instances of workplace organizing in the industry,” Jason Schreier reports.