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QA workers at Diablo IV studio unanimously vote to form a union

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Activision-Blizzard has once more been thwarted in its efforts to stop workers at one of its studios from forming a union. After fighting through months...

Blizzard once again tries to delay Albany QA workers’ union vote through a request for review

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Just because Blizzard was told "no" already apparently doesn't mean the company is giving up on stopping QA workers at Diablo IV developer Blizzard...
We're still here, yes.

Activision-Blizzard Q3 2022: Blizzard MAUs and revenues are up as NetEase dispute looms on the horizon

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Welcome back to our trimonthly coverage of Activision-Blizzard's quarterly financials. As of this afternoon, we have Q3's results, comprising July, August, and September 2022....

Raven workers accuse Activision-Blizzard of ‘continued intransigence’ during union negotiations

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Yesterday, we went in-depth on some of the ways Activision-Blizzard is attempting to obstruct the union forming within Diablo IV substudio Blizzard Albany, but...

Activision-Blizzard continues obstructing QA worker unionization with latest appeal

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A few weeks ago, the QA division of Blizzard Albany - that is, the studio formerly known as Vicarious Visions that is working on...

Activision-Blizzard’s petition to dismiss discrimination suit was thrown out, company faces fresh unfair labor practice charges

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The legal woes for Blizzard continue to stack up today as the company has both lost an attempt to dismiss the California gender discrimination...

Blizzard Albany’s Diablo QA wins right to unionize as NLRB rejects Activision-Blizzard challenge

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It's a good day for games industry workers as Activision-Blizzard has once again failed to suppress the burgeoning worker unions forming within the company:...
Memory.

Activision-Blizzard is being sued by yet another of its sexual harassment victims

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Well, damn. We saw this story floating around the other day with weak tabloid-esque sourcing, but now it's been confirmed by the attorney: Yet...
And chill.

Labor board determines Activision-Blizzard retaliated against unionizers, Microsoft launches acquisition website

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Last spring, Activision-Blizzard was hard at work trying to suppress the burgeoning unionization movement within its walls, spearheaded by QA testers at Raven Software,...
For SOME REASON

Controversial ActiBlizz exec Frances Townsend moves roles to ‘senior counsel’ to Bobby Kotick

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It's always good to try to hide your corporate-level shenaniganry late on a Friday, but that's pretty much what Activision Blizzard did in announcing...
Take a walk on the already-done-this side.

Judge denies Activision-Blizzard’s attempt to toss California discrimination lawsuit

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I'm sorry to ruin your Friday afternoon with another update on the year-long Blizzard scandal, but it must be done, as Activision-Blizzard has lost...
DO YOU NOT LOVE US?!

CWA accuses Activision-Blizzard of spying on workers and threatening to shut down labor discussions

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The Communications Workers of America, the parent union where Raven's QA workers' union falls under, continues to keep a spotlight on Activision-Blizzard's ongoing attempts...

Blizzard is union-busting again, this time targeting the Diablo IV team

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It would appear that Blizzard just can't stop trying to fight those pesky workers. QA devs at Blizzard Albany, formerly known as Vicarious Visions...

Activision-Blizzard Q2 2022: More revenue dips for WoW, ABK, and Blizzard in spite of Diablo Immortal

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Welcome back to our regular coverage of Activision-Blizzard's quarterly financials. As of this afternoon, we have Q2's results, comprising April, May, and June 2022; let's...

MMO Business Roundup: Blizzard Albany’s union, BioWare Pride, Sony’s antitrust lawsuit, and the P2E ‘hustle’

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. Business business business! Activision-Blizzard: Another group of QA testers within Activision-Blizzard have announced they're...
I'm important!

Activision-Blizzard is using some of its $250M diversity fund to convert and ‘uplevel’ new game devs

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If you can't hire them, then buy them or build them, right? Activision-Blizzard's already done some buying; now it's time for building, as last...

BlizzCon will return in 2023, Activision-Blizzard employees plan another walkout

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Pop quiz, hotshot: When was the last time that Blizzard held an in-person BlizzCon? If you shouted at your computer monitor "2019!" then you...
The right time to do this was two decades ago.

Activision-Blizzard workers on Board’s exoneration of execs: ‘The fish rots from the head’

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Remember last year when Riot Games formed a "special committee" to investigate the sexual harassment accusations against its CEO and then amazingly cleared him...

Its legal options exhausted, Activision-Blizzard finally agrees to negotiate with union after half a year of clowning

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As readers will recall, QA workers at Activision-Blizzard's Raven Software have spent the last half a year organizing to form a union following the...

Another group of Activision-Blizzard workers has issued demands for corporate change

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In just two months, we'll be coming up on the first anniversary of the Activision-Blizzard scandal, and if you're wondering which one, well, that's...

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