Follow up from old players Mackenzie Clifton’s recent account of their being fired, the recruitment company Aston Carter agreed to pay the fired Nintendo contractor $25,910. Kotaku senior reporter Ethan Gach shared an update on Twitter early this morning.
Clifton filed a complaint against the US recruitment agency and Nintendo in April, alleging the companies had tactics of union sabotage. Settlement agreement, publicly viewable and available for download herestates the damages charge from Aston Carter and also stipulates that Nintendo of America will have to post the notice in its office and email a copy of the notice in English to employees.
The notice addresses workers’ rights in North America and states that all employees have the right to join, form, support or assist unions and to choose a representative.
Clifton’s recent account claims that the tester asked NOA president Doug Bowser about consolidation in the gaming industry during an online meeting with many other testers, which was not answered directly. . The company has been criticized several times this year for its treatment of contract and part-time workers.
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