Nintendo Denies It Fired Worker Over Unionization Efforts

Nintendo has denied allegations made through a National Labor Relations Board filing that it fired a worker because of unionization efforts.

The worker’s charge, which was directed at both Nintendo and contracting firm Aston Carter, alleged that “the Employer discharged an employee(s) because the employee(s) joined or supported a labor organization and in order to discourage union activities and/or membership.” The approximate date for this firing is in 2022, which puts it within four months, though the filing says the charge is made for termination “within the previous six months.”

Additionally, the filing said Nintendo had fired the worker for discussing wages and other terms of their employment. It also alleges Nintendo “interfered with, restrained, and coerced its employees” by either surveilling union activities or creating the impression that it was.

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Author: Gabe Gurwin