Activision QA Worker Calls On OSHA To Perform A "Proper Investigation" Of Games Industry
The US Department of Labor is currently hosting the Workers’ Voice Summit, a three-day event where representatives from across industries meet to discuss concerns with their governmental counterparts. The games industry is in a particular spotlight thanks to a steady stream of reports on abuse, harassment, and poor work conditions, with many devs calling unionization the only solution to the industry’s problems.
They might be right, but government oversight still has a role to play. That’s according to Amber La Macchia, a senior QA tester at Activision. She spoke to Polygon about the terrible prevalence of crunch within the industry and called on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to step in and investigate.
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