The United Kingdom’s Game Developers Unionize!

With the recent developments of the gaming industry holding workers to unsatisfactory working standards the United Kingdom’s Game Workers Unite (GWU) will become the first Union for workers in the Gaming Industry. The GWU will be a branch of the IWGB (Independent Workers Union of Great Britain) with key goals seeking “to increase the quality of life for all game workers”

  • End the institutionalized practice of excessive / unpaid overtime
  • Improve diversity and inclusion at all levels
  • Support abused or harassed workers
  • Secure a steady and living wage for all

The Game Workers Unite’s full statement can be found here.

Source: Gamasutra

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