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Codemasters Complaints

Reinventing the Wheel, the personal blog of programmer Semi Essessi, goes public with his dispute with his ex-employers at Codemasters, alleging unpaid overtime and an odd tale of Codemasters attempting to claw back what was said to be an overpayment in his final paycheck (thanks joao). Eurogamer has a response from the studio, who deny Essessi's allegation that they have pursued this through legal avenues, and the latest from Essessi is that "negotiations are ongoing" and according to Codemasters: "The company's advisers are now aware of the additional comments that Semi has published and these will be addressed with him directly through the appropriate channels as necessary."

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3. Re: Codemasters Complaints Jan 13, 2012, 23:11 Rilcon
 
I've worked with this guy, and know people that've worked at Leamington Spa Codemasters studio. Gonna go ahead and trust what he's saying.

That said, "unpaid overtime"... All my overtime is fucking unpaid; he should be thankful he got anything back from overtime, even if it was just pizza.
 
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