August 11th, 2006

Scenes From the Class Struggle in Video Game Nation

It seems that working stiffs want their slice of the video game industry's multi-billion dollar pie, too.

Publishing monolith EA, of course, has already settled a pair of class-action law suits filed by over-crunched development staff. Activision is dealing with a similar claim.

Now, via Game Daily, comes word that massive retailer GameStop faces an angry mob of its own.

A half-dozen store managers in Louisiana have filed a class-action lawsuit, claiming that they should be eligible for overtime pay. The workers accuse GameStop of violating requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Along with that lawsuit, would you like to pre-order any upcoming games?
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