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Activision Blizzard Employees Are Joining a Union

Activision Blizzard Employees , Are Joining a Union. NPR reports that Activision Blizzard's Raven Software employees have voted in favor of joining the Communication Workers of America. Raven Software is a subsidiary of the video game company. Among the 28 quality assurance testers unionizing, the final vote was 19-3 in favor of joining. The move comes after Microsoft announced its plan to acquire Activision Blizzard in January. Kelvin Liu, an Activision Blizzard spokesperson, issued a statement. We respect and believe in the right of all employees to decide whether or not to support or vote for a union, Kelvin Liu, an Activision Blizzard spokesperson, via NPR. We believe that an important decision that will impact the entire Raven Software studio of roughly 350 people should not be made by 19 Raven employees, Kelvin Liu, an Activision Blizzard spokesperson, via NPR. NPR reports Activision Blizzard tried to stop the union vote from happening. but the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) allowed the vote to proceed. but the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) allowed the vote to proceed. Amid reported poor working conditions and harassment allegations, the gaming industry appears to be ready for a change
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