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Labor board moves forward on union’s labor law charges against Activision-Blizzard

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We admit that it's hard to keep track of all of the malfeasance that the Communications Workers of America has been calling out against...
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A Better ABK calls out Blizzard’s end of remote work as ‘wholly unnecessary’ and another union busting tactic

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Back in February, Blizzard held a meeting that, among other things, confirmed a mandated return to office work and an end of remote work....

CWA files charges against Activision-Blizzard over latest unionbusting efforts

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Activision-Blizzard's unionbusting reputation precedes it, I'm afraid, as the company has been playing a very public whackamole game with its burgeoning workers' movements over...

Blizzard’s Proletariat ends bid to unionize after unionbusting tactics succeed

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Activision-Blizzard's latest efforts to head off worker unions were apparently successful: Union group Communication Workers of America has ended its bid to launch a...
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Workers at Blizzard-owned Proletariat say management refused its union and is ‘forcing’ them to go through NLRB voting

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At the tail end of December, we reported that Blizzard-owned studio Proletariat was forming a union known as the Proletariat Workers Alliance. The announcement...

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...

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...

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:...
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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,...

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...

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...

Activision-Blizzard creeps out the internet with its ‘Diversity Space Tool’ as union-busting continues

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Friday afternoon, Activision-Blizzard proudly trotted out a dev blog talking up the creation of a "Diversity Space Tool" that the company has apparently been...

Activision-Blizzard’s Raven Software gets green light to vote for a union by National Labor Relations Board

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This past Friday saw a major step forward for the QA workers of Activision-Blizzard studio Raven Software, as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)...
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Activision-Blizzard promotes over a thousand QA testers and bumps their pay – but not the ones unionizing

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Last night, Activision-Blizzard announced that it is converting 1100 quality assurance testers from contract work to full-time with pay starting at a minimum of...

Activision Blizzard’s Bobby Kotick urged by U.S. Senator to get out of the way of unionization efforts

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Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick received a stern warning from the highest levels of the U.S. government not to interfere with burgeoning unionization efforts...
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ABK reportedly tries to stall Raven Software’s union vote as DFEH and SEC issue new subpoenas

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The process for Raven Software forming its Game Workers Alliance union was likely always going to be messy, but the burst sewage pipe of...
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The FTC will investigate the Microsoft Acti-Blizz buyout, company to skip Q4 conference call

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When Microsoft announced that it was buying Activision-Blizzard - that was just two weeks ago, to put time into perspective - we knew the...
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Raven Software files for union election after ActiBlizz ignores recognition request

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Activision Blizzard's Raven Software has moved forward with its next step in officially forming its Game Workers Alliance union. Readers will recall that ActiBlizz...

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