A gaggle of builders from French studio Eugen Systems have hit out at management after failing to make any headway after over a month on strike.
The firm noticed 21 of its 44 workers stroll out in February in protest over unfair therapy, with employees slamming the Wargame and Steel Division creator for failing to compensate devs for time beyond regulation, ignoring minimal wage legal guidelines, and refusing to acknowledge worker contracts.
Now, six weeks later, these on strike have hit out at management for ignoring their calls for and refusing to barter.
“After 6 weeks on strike and an apparent lack of will to alter the scenario, Eugen Systems’s management lastly present their true colours and are not making an attempt to cover the very fact they haven’t any intention negotiating anymore,” they defined in a publish on the Union of Video Game Workers web site.
“Our final assembly of Friday, March 23, lasted solely 1 / 4 of an hour. And for good motive, confronted with systematic rejection from management, we requested whether or not they would settle for to barter something. Their reply was temporary and exact: no.”
The group says all of their proposals have been denied by Eugen management, together with people who would not incur any extra prices for the corporate.
For occasion, Eugen has refused to unfold the docking of wages from days on strike over a number of months, a regular compromise that would go away these protesting with sufficient cash to reside every month.
With management refusing to play ball, the group have determined to “harden their strategies” by reaching out to the French labour tribunal of justice.
“About fifteen earlier and present workers of Eugen Systems have initiated a process with the prud’hommes (labour tribunal of justice). However, this solely considerations earlier litigations and won’t assist resolve the background issues about working circumstances and consideration for the work offered,” they added.
“These 6 weeks of strike haven’t been fully unsuccessful, nonetheless: we had been capable of seek the advice of one another, hyperlink up with organizations and other people. Our scenario shouldn’t be distinctive, and plenty of different corporations reap the benefits of their workers’ ardour to place in place working circumstances which are unlawful.
“We invite each particular person, group and affiliation that see in our battle a simply struggle to assist us, nonetheless the means: mediatically by sharing the articles speaking about our scenario, financially by way of the strike fund, morally along with your messages of assist and by testifying to the legitimacy of this battle on social networks.”
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