The Campaign to Organize Digital Employees of the USA (CODE-CWA) has filed charges against the video game giant Activision Blizzard on Monday for unfair labor practices, pick up the medium Protocol.
In particular, they allege that Activision Blizzard has used “coercive tactics” to try to prevent employees from organizing in their fight for an abuse-free workplace, which under federal labor laws is protected from retaliation.
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Lawyers for the CODE-CWA allege that the video game company “has threatened the employees,” reminding them that they “cannot speak about the ongoing investigations regarding wages, hours and working conditions.” They also ensure that the company has monitored and questioned the workers on this issue.
Currently, Activision Blizzard (creator of ‘Call of Duty’ and ‘Warcraft’) is already facing a lawsuit by the California Department of Employment and Housing for the company’s alleged macho culture, which would have allowed the constant sexual harassment of women. workers.
The lawsuit, which was filed on July 20, indicates that the company’s senior officials they were aware of what happened and that, despite receiving numerous “complaints about harassment, discrimination and retaliation”, they did not take effective measures in this regard.