ESA (E3) responds to Activision Blizzard: HarSoftware Associationsment should never be tolerated
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The organization responsible for E3, the Entertainment Software Software Associationsociation (ESA, for its acronym in English) hSoftware Association shown concern and discomfort For the situation involving it right now to Activision Blizzard. Following the complaint filed by the North American State of California to the company for alleged labor and sexual abuses lSoftware Associationt July, another scandal exploded that points directly to the CEO of the Corporation, Bobby Kick, Software Association possible involved In these acts that qualify intolerable.
In statements to Games industry, ESA hSoftware Association pronounced itself with severity; Although they do not explicitly say the name of Activision Blizzard in its response. Not in vain, it transcends the appeal to all companies Software Associationsociated with the organization for Create a dialogue forum that allows executing actions that guarantee general well-being.
That calls your partners to create a dialog space
HarSoftware Associationsment, abuse or abuse of any kind in the workplace is unacceptable and should never be tolerated, the ESA declares to the British head. When accusations arise, the affected people must be heard. Any accusation must be recognized, investigated thoroughly and treated with significant consequences, insists the organization.
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The vitality of our industry requires that all workers — and communities — feel valued and respected. Software Association an Software Associationsociation of the sector, the ESA summons its member companies to create a dialogue and shape the actions that guarantee that these beliefs come true, judgment the note sent to Games industry this Tuesday, November 23.
PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo move a file; Employees are on strike
The leaders of Xbox (Phil Spencer), PlayStation (Jim Ryan) and Nintendo of America (Doug Bowler) have already pronounced itself about the situation of Activision Blizzard with a shared general opinion: discomfort and need to weigh actions that may directly affect to your relationship.
With a thousand and a half of striking employees, added all the Activision, Blizzard and King divisions, Bobby Kick is only ready to resign if he is not able to reverse the situation. This Tuesday announced the creation of a committee to implement anti-seating policies.
His march is still in the air, at the expense of the pronunciation of justice.
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