S1:E11 - Not All Fun and Games: Employment Issues in the Esports and Gaming Industry

Esports and Electronic Gaming   |   Media, Entertainment, Music and Sports   |   Technology & Telecommunications   |   Labor & Employment   |   July 1, 2019
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Employment-related issues abound in esports and the video game industry. Join Steve and Nick in the last episode of Season One of the LAN Party Lawyers podcast as they discuss some of the most pressing issues facing the industry - from the problem of "crunch," to esport player contracts. They are joined by entertainment lawyer Steve Sidman, who offers valuable insights based on more than two decades of experience representing creative talent and industry players.

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