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Author: Jason Schreier, Kotaku
"Inside The Ghosting, Racism And Exploitation At Game Publisher Nicalis", 13 September 2019...
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UK: Rockstar Games improves working conditions following investigation highlighting excessive overtime & temporary contracts
In October 2018, Rockstar North's founder sparked controversy over working conditions, after stating in New York Magazine that staff "were working 100-hour weeks" on Red Dead Redemption 2. It was later clarified that the statement applied to senior st...
UK: Former Chucklefish developers accuse co. of exploiting young employees incl. 'hundreds of hours' of unpaid labour, bullying & harassment
Author: Colin Campbell, Polygon
"Young developers on Starbound say Chucklefish exploited their free work", 2 September 2019...
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Author: Dan Satherley & Perry Wilton, Newshub
"SkyCity staff brave the cold to strike for better pay", 1 September 2019...
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UK: 5 Hertford Street kitchen porters protest low wages & working conditions as threats of dismissal used to force workers to accept terms under new outsourcing company; incl. co. comments
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Georgia: Workers strike at Evolution Gaming studio over wages, poor working conditions and mass dismissal of protesting workers
Author: Terry Davis, Casino News Daily
"Tbilisi Workers of Evolution Gaming Go on Strike, Demand Better Pay", 10 August 2019...
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USA: Model Alliance demand better protection for models employed by Victoria’s Secret against sexual misconduct
Author: Layla Ilchi & Rosemary Feltelberg, Women's Wear Daily
"Model Alliance Pens Open Letter to Victoria’s Secret on Sexual Misconduct", 6 August 2019...
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Author: Sam Levin, The Guardian (USA)
"Four women allege discrimination in major Disney pay gap case", 5 Jul 2019...
USA: Film production cos. CEOs boycott Georgia in response to abortion law restrictive of women's rights
Author: Lisa Respers France, CNN (USA)
"3 production companies say they won't film in Georgia after abortion law signed", 13 May 2019...
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