Phil Spencer reiterates Microsoft will not oppose Raven QA Alliance

According to reports small house (opens in new tab)Xbox chief Phil Spencer told an internal all-hands meeting that if Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of parent company Activision Blizzard is approved by the FTC, it will recognize Raven QA’s new union. (opens in new tab) and passed.

During the meeting, a recording was shown to Kotaku in which Spencer claimed that he and Microsoft VP of Gaming Linda Norman “absolutely support the right of employees to organize and form unions” and that they would “absolutely support” [an] Staff organization is in place. “This is consistent with previous statements (opens in new tab) Lisa Tanzi, Microsoft’s corporate vice president, told The Washington Post, “Microsoft respects the right of Activision Blizzard employees to choose whether to be represented by labor organizations, and we will respect those decisions.”