Lessons from the Remaking Games Work panel

by Christopher Demelo  Labour issues are quickly becoming the norm in the gaming industry. Layoffs, walk-outs, crunch, poor labour conditions and abuses of power are just a few of the ongoing issues that have been reported over the past few years. Cultural Workers Organize brought together a panel recently to explore some of the different approaches […]

Posted on July 23, 2019 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Toronto: Remaking Game Work forum July 17

Studio closures, harassment, crunch time, rumblings of unionization – game labour issues currently have unprecedented public profile. Join us at a public forum with game developers, media work researchers, and digital labour activists to discuss working conditions and social inequalities in the video games industry and strategies to improve conditions in digital media. The event […]

Posted on July 9, 2019 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: ,

Toronto: Game workers mixer June 10

If you work in the games industry in the Toronto area, you’re invited to a free mixer on Monday, June 10 at Burdock Music Hall (1184 Bloor Street West) from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Problems at work? Underworked and overpaid? Not sure what to do about it? Come out for an informal get together with colleagues in […]

Posted on June 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm by editor · One Comment · Tagged with: , ,