CODE-CWA Press & Updates

The biggest tech unionization effort is happening at the New York Times where 700 tech workers—the back bone of the newspaper’s digital power, have voted to unionize as the New York TImes Tech Guild with CWA.

“The last worker who walked out said only five or six workers were left. They had a bunch of managers, HR people, safety ambassadors doing their work. All the people who normally don’t have to do the work had to." —Christian Zamarrón, an organizer with Amazonians United Chicagoland on April 7’s Strike Over Amazon’s New 'Megacycle' Shifts

On January 4th, 2021 over two hundred workers from across Google and its parent company Alphabet launched the Alphabet Workers Union as a part of the Communications Workers of America. The campaign had been developing secretly over the last year as a part of the Campaign to Organize Digital Employees (CODE-CWA).

This Wednesday at 5pm PT / 8pm ET join us for a livestream Q&A with Harsha Pilli and Raghav Kaushik, Microsoft Workers and Caste in Tech Activists. RSVP to ask questions!

Hosted by a CODE-CWA campaign lead Wes McEnany and CODE-CWA organizer Tedwood Strong.

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To keep in mind: The myth of the first Thanksgiving is a lie meant to erase the parasitic relationship between the early Puritans arrivals and the Wampanoag people. When the Puritans arrived, it was the Wampanoag people who greeted them with generosity and care...
“Working people took on authoritarianism and won.” As the red mirage faded, we saw clearly the incredible power of working people, particularly working Black people, who cast their ballots to cast out a racist authoritarian.

Join CODE-CWA November 10th at 5pm PT / 8pm ET as we present a livestream Q&A with Jeff Orlowski, the Director of The Social Dilemma. Moderated by a CODE-CWA campaign lead Wes McEnany and CODE-CWA organizer Tedwood Strong.

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“Believe in the power of people.” That’s Blue State Digital’s mission statement, and it’s the moniker adopted by the workers at the agency who recently announced they’re forming a union. Workers are coming together from across Blue State’s departments, disciplines, and offices to collectively improve their working conditions...
Solidarity with the Meow Wolf Workers Collective! Workers at Meow Wolf, an artsy collective based in Santa Fe that’s been profiled by The New York Times Magazine and even once got $2.7 million from George R. R. Martin, are voting to join CWA on Monday, and we could not be more excited...
This is a volatile political moment. If you saw the debate (and really if you’ve been paying any attention at all), it’s hard to shake the feeling of a profound political decline and crisis facing the United States...