The investigation opened by TAFEP last August into allegations of misconduct withinUbisoft Singapore just ended. The country’s labor rights agency concluded that the studio handled these cases appropriately.
In August 2021, the TAFEP (Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices), an agency ensuring that the rights of Singaporean workers are respected, announced the opening of an investigation against Ubisoft Singapore. Complaints had thus been filed for acts of sexual harassment and discrimination supposedly observed within this company of 500 people.
About six months later, the TAFEP has just issued its conclusions. These confirm that Ubisoft Singapore has dealt with these allegations in an appropriate manner, thus having a structured system to manage such problems. Disciplinary action was taken when studio management felt the charges were particularly heavy.
TAFEP investigation into Ubisoft Singapore: wages justified
In addition, the TAFEP validates the conclusions rendered by a third-party consulting firm, which was responsible for examining the salary structure of Ubisoft Singapore. And if disparities were noted according to the employees, these appeared justified by experience or seniority. Generally, salaries at Ubisoft Singapore are performance-based, it has been established.
Darryl Long, Managing Director of Ubisoft Singapore, was relieved of the positive results delivered by the regulator:
“We have implemented best practices at Ubisoft Singapore to ensure a safe, respectful, inclusive and fair workplace for every member of our team. We will continue to strive to be an exemplary employer in Singapore and the region, one that attracts and retains top talent and creates extraordinary games that enrich the lives of our players. »
Ubisoft Singapore is currently working on Skull and Bones, expected on PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Series as well as on PC. An action-adventure title set in the world of piracy and which could be released this year after having already been delayed several times.