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Vodeo Games employees establish first certified game video game union in North America
The first North American video game union has been established at Vodeo Games, a developer of turn-based action-adventure title Beast Breaker. The studio’s management voluntarily recognized it and supported the employees.
Activision Blizzard faces new lawsuit from its employees and media labor union
Activision Blizzard employees and the Communications Workers of America (CWA), U.S.’s largest communications and media labor union, filed an unfair labor practice lawsuit against Activision Blizzard. The lawsuit, which is filed in California with the National Labor Relations Board, accuses Activision Blizzard of acting coercively to stop its workers from unionizing.
Activision Blizzard seemingly done with apologetic memos, now pushes for strictly internal investigation, disapproves of unionization
Yesterday, on July 26, Activision Blizzard held a Zoom call which should have been company-wide but was only attended by 500 employees due a scheduling error. During tha call, Activision chief operating officer Joshua Taub reportedly claimed that neither him nor Bobby Kotick has ever seen the alleged misconduct taking place, although he did admit that “does not mean this behavior does not happen.”