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The Communications Workers of America (CWA) today filed an unfair labor practice charge against Activision for discriminating and retaliating against workers at its Raven Software studio.

(Santa Monica, California) — In an effort to create a safe work environment at Activision and ensure that company management fulfills its obligations under its consent decree with the U.S.

(Oakland, CA) — Former Activision employee Jessica Gonzalez is appealing the $18 million sexual harassment and discrimination settlement between the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Activision Blizzard. Gonzalez filed an appeal on the grounds of workers potentially losing their rights under state law and the court’s decision to ignore objections made by impacted employees.

(Middleton, Wis.) — Today, Quality Assurance workers at Activision’s Raven Software video game studio won their union election and will be represented by the Communications Workers of America. 86% of the votes were in support of the union. The workers, known as Game Workers Alliance (CWA), are the first group to win union representation at Activision Blizzard.

(Oakland, CA) — Former Activision employee Jessica Gonzalez is appealing the $18 million sexual harassment and discrimination settlement between the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Activision Blizzard. Gonzalez filed an appeal on the grounds of workers potentially losing their rights under state law and the court’s decision to ignore objections made by impacted employees.

On May 23, 2022, Bloomberg reported that the National Labor Relations Board determined that Activision "illegally threatened staff and enforced a social media policy that conflicts with workers’ collective action rights."

(Washington D.C) – The Communications Workers of America (CWA) has filed a second unfair labor practice charge against Activision for telling workers that they could not discuss issues related to the sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit filed by state of California against the company. Under the National Labor Relations Act, employees have the right to discuss matters relating to wages, hours and working conditions.

(Oakland, California) - In support of game developers at Activision Blizzard King, a cross-platform gaming company based in Santa Monica, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) has formally filed ULP charges against the company for worker intimidation and union busting. ABK workers staged a groundbreaking walkout over the summer to draw attention to the disturbing working conditions in the gaming industry at large including, but not limited to, ableist, racist, and sexist cultural practices, workplace discrimination, and pay inequity.