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Tech, Game Workers Targeted in New CWA Unionizing Initiative (1)

Jan. 7, 2020, 4:57 PMUpdated: Jan. 7, 2020, 8:00 PM

The Communications Workers of America has launched the Campaign to Organize Digital Employees (CODE-CWA), an initiative to unionize tech and video game workers.

Unions have expressed strong interest in organizing digital workers in recent years but there’s been no overt sector-wide campaigns by a large international union up to now. The move is likely to cement the CWA as a major player in a growing effort to organize white-collar workers who have largely remained untouched by the labor movement.

The CWA didn’t specify how much money it was putting behind the initiative or whether any specific organizing campaigns are actively ...