Nintendo of America responded in an announcement to data web page Kotaku on Thursday after an anonymous employee filed a grievance with the National Labor Relations Board in Redmond, Washington in opposition to Nintendo and contracting agency Aston Carter on April 15. The grievance accuses Nintendo and Aston Carter of “concerted activities,” discharge, surveillance, and making “coercive actions” in opposition to an employee – interfering with their correct to unionize – contained in the earlier six months.
Nintendo‘s response reads:
“We are aware of the claim, which was filed with the National Labor Relations Board by a contractor who was previously terminated for the disclosure of confidential information and for no other reason. Nintendo simply is not aware of any makes an try and unionize or related train and intends to cooperate with the investigation carried out by the NLRB.
Nintendo is totally devoted to providing a welcoming and supportive work environment for all our workers and contractors. We take points of employment very severely.”
Aston Carter is a staffing firm that has recruited buyer help and administrative contractors for Nintendo.
Nintendo of America these days closed its workplaces in Redwood City, California and Toronto, Ontario in November. Kotaku reported that in accordance with its sources, Nintendo‘s California office closing displaced about 100 workers.
The hybrid home and handheld console debuted on March 3, 2017. Nintendo launched the model new OLED model of its Nintendo Switch console on October 8. As of February, Nintendo has moved an entire of 103.54 million Switch fashions worldwide, surpassing the Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS and Game Boy Advance’s lifetime numbers. The Switch is the company’s third best-selling console behind the Nintendo DS and Game Boy.