Kickstarter employees vote to unionize, a first in the tech industry

Kickstarter has become the first major technology company to unionize. Employees of the crowdfunding website voted in favor of forming a union on Tuesday. The vote was a culmination of 18 months of organizing. Kickstarter has proven to be quite popular with indie game developers as a crowdfunding platform for their projects. According to NBC … Read more

EA lays off 350 employees

EA is the latest major video game publisher hit with layoffs, despite three consecutive years of profit growth. The company announced today that it is laying off 350 employees. That represents 4% of the company’s workforce. According to Polygon, the layoffs mostly hit marketing, publishing, and operations roles. The cuts come despite three years of … Read more