Activision Brizard employee and management team collide-confront the opinion on the labor union
The US Washington Post reported that Raven Software employees and management facing the formation of labor unions.
Raven Software is a development company under the Activision Blizzard, which is involved in “Call of Duty: Warzone Pacific”. The company’s employees form a labor union GAME Workers Alliance from the inferiority of the working environment. The US Labor Relationship Committee was submitted to the National Labor Relationship Committee, why both companies did not approve their existence.
According to the report, the hearing for deciding the pros and cons of the union was conducted under the committee standing. At this public hearing, the attribution of voting rights and that schedule, the suspicion to Activision Blizzard has also increased to the topic.
Last month, Activision Blizzard determines the reorganization of the quality assurance staff that the union member belongs to. Most of them were assigned to a team of barbaras such as design and engineering. The staff guessed that the purpose is not the purpose of “the momentum of the union”. One of them say “(after being reorganized), it is not known that they should be reported to anyone.”
Furthermore, last week, management and employees have opened a meeting about the labor union. At the meeting, the Senior Director David Press claims that the union may reduce the amount of overtime and affect the quality of the game. The existence pointed out that the ability to develop game development. In addition, in Twitter, unions look back on this matter, and the upper layer has only been interested in “How do the unions have adversely affected”.
In addition, for Activision Blizzard, union ABK WORKERS ALLIANCE, which is mainly composed of headquarters employees, separately from this association, is also active.