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Activision Union Bid Will Go to a Vote, Labor Board Orders (2)

April 23, 2022, 3:33 PM

Quality assurance testers for Activision Blizzard Inc. will vote next month on unionizing, a U.S. labor board official ordered Friday.

The group of around 21 workers at the company’s Raven studio in Wisconsin will be mailed ballots on April 29, according to the ruling from the National Labor Relations Board’s Minneapolis regional director Jennifer Hadsall. The decision comes after Activision Blizzard declined to voluntarily recognize Raven Software’s union.

Raven Software is a subsidiary of games-entertainment behemoth Activision Blizzard, which announced in January that it would be acquired by Microsoft Corp. for $68.7 billion. The Raven employees perform quality-assurance testing for ...