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Activision Blizzard Employees Take Steps Toward Unionizing (1)

Dec. 10, 2021, 5:37 PM

Some employees at Activision Blizzard Inc. are taking the initial, early steps toward organizing in an industry that isn’t unionized.

In collaboration with the media labor union, Communications Workers of America, employees of the U.S.’s second-largest video game publisher are asking colleagues to sign a union authorization card, which could eventually lead to a vote across the company. Their efforts coincide with the creation of a strike fund to support hundreds of workers who have been participating in a work stoppage since Monday in protest of layoffs at one of Activision Blizzard’s studios.

Workers at Santa Monica, California-based Activision, known ...