Posts tagged Communication Workers of America

    Labor of Love: EWOC is Pioneering a New Model for Empowering Workers

    May 26, 2022 // EWOC is most strongly concentrated in California, Illinois, Texas and New York. In New York City, the group has over 500 people — workers, volunteers and trainees — involved in its network. Its volunteer organizers have successfully organized workers at Sara Lawrence College and at Bright Horizons, the nation’s largest provider of employer-sponsored child care. Some of the REI-Soho worker-organizers who would eventually see through a successful union drive with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union went through EWOC’s training program. EWOC volunteers also help to funnel Starbucks workers who reach out to them to Starbucks Workers United, the newly-formed, independent Starbucks union.

    How to Start a Union at Your Company

    April 8, 2022 //

    Raven Software employees demanding union recognition

    January 22, 2022 // The union move also comes just days after Microsoft agreed to buy Activision Blizzard for nearly $70 billion, making it one of the biggest tech acquisitions in recent years.

    Activision Blizzard workers group announces strike fund, begins unionization effort

    December 9, 2021 // A group of Activision Blizzard workers officially announced a strike fund Thursday morning following two days of walkouts in support of quality assurance employees and a press conference detailing the company’s alleged “alcohol-soaked culture” of harassment.