Over the years, the small world of video games has been rocked by a series of slanders that expose the sometimes dark behind-the-scenes slander of the creation of our favorite games: toxic environment, hell, all kinds of harassment, labor rights violations, and other funny things. Even Ubisoft or Activision have created headlines for these reasons or Back to Spanish studio MercurySteam. Until now, Nintendo has avoided being sprayed with this type of corruption, but recently the company has been targeted A complaint Prior to this he was an anonymous American employee National Labor Relations Board, An independent agency of the US federal government that handles trade union elections, but can also investigate illegal practices in the work world. According to ComplaintThis employee will be charged Nintendo of the United States And subcontractor Aston Carter, A global company specializing in hiring people who agreed to fire him after he wanted to join a union. The case is not very clear, but according to experts, if the NLRB is involved, it is because there are enough elements to justify it.
After several days of silence, Nintendo issued a statement protesting the “anonymous employee behind the” complaint “.An entrepreneur“Already fired for the same reason”To release confidential information“Stocks are high because so far, the Japanese company, which prides itself on wanting to” make people laugh, “has avoided getting caught up in this kind of image-damaging corruption … For other details, see the statement below.
We are aware of a request made to the National Labor Relations Board by a contractor who was previously fired for leaking confidential information. Nintendo is unaware of any attempted unionization or related activity and intends to co-operate with the NLRB’s investigation.
Nintendo is fully committed to providing a welcoming and supportive work environment for all of its employees and contractors. We take work issues very seriously.
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