'Groundbreaking' | Ahead of buying Activision Blizzard, Microsoft vows to let game maker's staff unionize

Ahead of buying Activision Blizzard, Microsoft vows to let game maker's staff unionize

Microsoft has vowed not to stand in the way if staff at video game firm Activision Blizzard – which is currently being acquired by Microsoft for around $70million – want to unionize.

The company has announced a “ground-breaking labor neutrality agreement” with the Communications Workers of America (CWA), which will apply at Activision Blizzard beginning 60 days after Microsoft’s acquisition closes.

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