The looming strike that threatened to disrupt the North American League of Legends season has been rescheduled.
Two weeks ago, the LCS Players AssociationLCS Players Association LCSPA announced their intent to strike in response to Tencent Holdings Ltd. s TCEHY Riot Games plans to make cuts to the North American Championship Series LCS See Also: Riot Games Refuses to Give In To Blackmailers After League of Legends Championship Series LCS See Also: Riot Games Refuses to Give In To Blackmailers After League of Legends Source Code Hack
After talks between the two parties, however, a compromise has been reached and games are set to resume.
Riot and the LCSPA have now reached an agreement on the following compromised terms, which have been published on Riot's official website.
The creation of a working group between teams and the LCSPA to optimize scrim schedules.
Although the LCSPA acknowledges that the agreed terms fall short of their initial objectives, they emphasised the importance of players having a meaningful say in their workplace. They acknowledge the solidarity shown by more than 90% of LCS players who voted to walk out, as well as the support from players in the NACL, collegiate, and amateur spaces, for influencing Riot's response. The LCSPA also declared that they would continue pursuing avenues to address the challenges faced by players who lost jobs, suffered financial hardships, visa conflicts, or broken leases due to the proposed cuts.
No of what was achieved today - nor the numerous issues we continue to fight for behind the scenes - would have been possible without your voices in support of the players, the statement said.
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