Activision Blizzard responds to union talk with anti-union talk

Yesterday’s report on Activision’s continued shutdown also pointed out that some of the publisher’s employees appeared to be stepping up their efforts to join the union. Although it is not yet clear how extensive or successful these efforts are, they are enough to draw the attention of the company’s management: Activision Blizzard’s chief administrative officer Brian Bulatao’s internal information warns employees that, in fact, voting Supporting unions can be bad.

“As you might have seen yesterday, a communication supported by the Communications Workers Association of America (CWA) requires employees to sign and submit a union authorization card,” the message said. “I want to be clear: the leadership of Activision Blizzard supports your right to decide whether to join a trade union in accordance with the National Labor Relations Law.