The employee strike against
continues the fallout from layoffs
in the Raven QA department. A tweet
from Monday by the
ABK Workers Alliance
) says having not heard from leadership as the strike
enters its third week, it has sent the following letter asking for a
Today, Monday January 3rd, is the start of the third work week in
which employees are striking in solidarity with 12 members of QA whose contracts
were terminated. We have not had any communication from leadership about our
singular demand: All members of the Raven QA department must be offered
full-time positions, including those who were let go. We have emphasized that
our demonstration is done with the best interests of the studio (and all
projects on which the studio works) in mind. The downsizing of the Raven QA
department without input from anyone within the department is concerning to us
and others throughout the company. In the interest of making positive change for
Raven, we would like to reach out to leadership to discuss the current
Specifics we would like to discuss on our side are:
- The details of our demand.
- Expectations from both sides.
- Relocation packages for those who moved to Wisconsin.
- The context of the situation from leadership's side.
- What are leadership goals for the Raven QA department?
Let us know when you are available to have a conversation we want to be
able to foster a transparent and trusting relationship at this studio.