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An international grassroots organization of game workers organizing unions to improve our industry. International and industrial solidarity! โœŠ๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽฎ

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Please bear with us as we work to finalize the restructuring process at the international level, and establish a neโ€ฆ https://t.co/p68OYl488pThread for bail funds in various cities:
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6/22
2020
For anyone who is interested in reading up on BLACK HISTORY I got this list in my email which has some great booksโ€ฆ https://t.co/XRjj9WWsYf
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพEd Smith, one of the first African Americans to work in video games, has published an autobiography! We're adding tโ€ฆ https://t.co/yOCq2Fh2tb
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6/21
2020
How many gamers know a black inventor was behind the very first video game cartridge? Designer Gerald Lawson createโ€ฆ https://t.co/JhvvbBubML
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพI've started collating the donation links I've been sent for local Indigenous causes and funds. Places to put yourโ€ฆ https://t.co/laIuEGuzID
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6/20
2020
For people who actively want to be support and be an ally right now, I have written a thread. https://t.co/kTvDgXXO5L
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6/19
2020
It is very, very disappointing that at such a transformational moment, we are reverting to reform after reform afteโ€ฆ https://t.co/sCKMbytSQv
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6/18
2020
Dear comrades: We've updated and expanded our Surveillance Self-Defense guide on attending a protest. Please use itโ€ฆ https://t.co/Hn3hVSSgTe
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6/17
2020
Police unions defend state violence rather than support the interests of workers. They give police false credibilitโ€ฆ https://t.co/MAz73Ra1lO
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6/16
2020
Korean protesters in solidarity with George Floyd protesters https://t.co/YGm5enQEFV
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐Ÿพprotest in Rio, Brazil. "many kids like รgata, Eduarda, Marcos Vinicius were victims of this state and had their drโ€ฆ https://t.co/fGirrhWxwv
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6/15
2020
I often think about how the exploitation of workers is a harm against children. https://t.co/ZX1RbRo68M
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6/14
2020
Angela Davis in 1970 on violence from racists onto Black communities and the public backlash towards racism by โ€œPubโ€ฆ https://t.co/d5MxfQYpeC
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพThis is what happens when the only language you speak is capitalism and racism. https://t.co/fSFBkl01ik
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพLong live George Jackson โœŠ๐Ÿพ https://t.co/ExZDMzkkEd
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6/13
2020
I hope you find an hour of your time this weekend to really sit with this conversation. It's so textured and somehoโ€ฆ https://t.co/OyUxe48KNM
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพBreonna Taylor shouldโ€™ve turned 27 today but she was murdered in her sleep in her own home. This is why we march, tโ€ฆ https://t.co/gg2cPWjNPy
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพWe are union members demanding that the AFL-CIO terminate its affiliation with police unions. #1u #Labor4BlackLives https://t.co/dVg4Cpdhi4
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6/12
2020
Meanwhile in France... The gilets noirs, (black vests) and over 5000 people protesting for undocumented workers askโ€ฆ https://t.co/Yfkvl0OHnb
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพOrganization is definitely important. Work together and protect each other. Keep the movement alive.
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Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพPAY YOUR EMPLOYEES WITCHO RAGGEDY ASS. https://t.co/biNPi8y7xH
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพIn this moment of heightened awareness of anti-Black police terrorism, TAKE THE TIME to learn about, and have the hโ€ฆ https://t.co/rnMg935HTb
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐Ÿพโ€œNobody in history has gotten their freedom by appealing to the moral sense of the people oppressing them.โ€ โ€”Assataโ€ฆ https://t.co/xN6D24EnwJ
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6/11
2020
If you're gonna talk about riots as the language of the unheard know that they speak pure fire. Don't talk to me abโ€ฆ https://t.co/YbUFZ22TA9
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพWhen Fred Hampton started to organise with poor whites, Latinos and indigenous Americans the State assassinated hiโ€ฆ https://t.co/FMVSxEczDO
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพIf youโ€™re planning to attend a protest, check out this excellent advice on how to deal with teargas. https://t.co/PFUMjCIm9OThese things arenโ€™t just magically happening. There are regular people just like you who are making them happen.
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพI think people donโ€™t know what organizing is or really what people are doing behind the scenes. Even well-intentionโ€ฆ https://t.co/cWM0c29D8n
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพIf you canโ€™t do one particular aspect of organizing we still NEED you. The work youโ€™re seeing throughout the city iโ€ฆ https://t.co/wGpGlnYJS7
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพLink to a โ€œJustice for Breonna Taylorโ€ petition https://t.co/yEf5CycJl3
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพDeaf Black People have been devastatingly victimized by police brutality for whom violence is often excused as deafโ€ฆ https://t.co/JBOrrNhquH
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพMore than 560 game creators bundled the results of their work into @itchio's Bundle for Racial Justice and Equalityโ€ฆ https://t.co/L4zMVBKwWF
6/10
2020
As clear an illustration as any as to why we need to reject empty symbols of unity. https://t.co/hwbnkEKQhD
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพRichard Pryor explaining how racism & capitalism are intertwined https://t.co/TBEgFTKojv
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐Ÿพthis seems like a good time to remind people about https://t.co/8L7AWAITzL~ lots of great game designers, artists,โ€ฆ https://t.co/7LRMiCx1Bg
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพMartin Luther King explaining the evils of capitalism & how wealth is distributed unfairly https://t.co/0r9bHVQfAx
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพWe are witnessing a rebellion. Itโ€™s beautiful to see the qty of protests and the scope and breadth of all colors, aโ€ฆ https://t.co/5I1JZZEtyU
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐Ÿพsome translated carrds about #BlackLivesMatter: ๐Ÿ”—(ENG) https://t.co/F9GcsY9K5N ๐Ÿ”—(KOR) https://t.co/slYJvzA3bB ๐Ÿ”—(PTโ€ฆ https://t.co/fIiwsVaGqm
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพY'all showed up 4 Minneapolis & we ain't done RIGHT NOW Black freedom fighters rising up, lives on the line everywโ€ฆ https://t.co/FVBXnOv9gj
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพStatement by the Organizational Transitional Period Committee of Game Workers Unite, adopted by vote of the assemblโ€ฆ https://t.co/dbkjNSkem6
6/9
2020
We also apologize for the delay and the stress this has caused, particularly to the people who came forward. Pleaseโ€ฆ https://t.co/ko4we0pzIBPOC who are members of this committee are drafting a response to the current situation, and we will release a fullโ€ฆ https://t.co/rwrKrl58XOWe would like to apologize to the people who came forward for the harm that has been caused and the racism they havโ€ฆ https://t.co/C0sCsTCTGPThe Organizational Transitional Period Committee, composed of the local chapters of Game Workers Unite and in chargโ€ฆ https://t.co/RyGsc5O4oA
6/2
2020
It's time for the @AFLCIO to kick out the cop unions and permanently disaffiliate from the International Union of Pโ€ฆ https://t.co/jReZeGMtKD
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพMembers of GWU Montreal are organizing a contingent to join tomorrow's protest against police violence. We encouragโ€ฆ https://t.co/WRefsU56BP
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5/31
2020
Labor standing in solidarity with the #GeorgeFloydprotest is something you love to see. https://t.co/ORtsvs7yra
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐Ÿพ @IWGBunion In the meantime, if you have the capacity to donate to orgnaisations you can find a list here, along witโ€ฆ https://t.co/BH5N4mP67E
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพWe are working with @IWGBunion on a statement of solidarity regarding the recent events in the US. We strongly coโ€ฆ https://t.co/AnAGZaZ5DL
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพPlease get involved with your local organizations combating police brutality and white supremacy. Take the side ofโ€ฆ https://t.co/nFhig8iMbkAnyone who tries to tell you that you should hold back from taking such a stance in your organizing to "appease" whโ€ฆ https://t.co/kdUpDxjbqvAnyone who tries to tell you that you should hold back from taking such a stance in your organizing to "appease" whโ€ฆ https://t.co/dvu05UkFnrWhite supremacy is widespread not only at the workplace, but within our own organizations as well. Rooting it out aโ€ฆ https://t.co/arhd2dRa4pMany of our members are currently participating in the protests across the US. GWU has been silent in recent monthsโ€ฆ https://t.co/5eqnVReRhJIt will not come from business owners who prefer to mourn the destruction of property over the loss of black livesโ€ฆ https://t.co/1iKUwb2gLOActs of solidarity such as those of unionized bus drivers in Minneapolis refusing to collaborate with police when aโ€ฆ https://t.co/DrSo5S9m3pWhite supremacy is absolutely endemic to the Game Industry. It benefits employers who get away with underpaying andโ€ฆ https://t.co/6JwX4EiSe1GWU unequivocally and unilaterally supports all actions taken by black protesters against police brutality, the USโ€ฆ https://t.co/brnNU2oHGDJoin Us, Toronto chapter of Game Workers Unite for a discussion about the current state and future of the digital gโ€ฆ https://t.co/ydRj3EX21M
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5/30
2020
Game Workers Unite @GameWorkers put out an incredible resource about worker co-ops!! What are co-ops, why, and hโ€ฆ https://t.co/Ad1eZtXurU
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5/17
2020
Weโ€™re hiring! Looking for something a bit different? GWU UK are looking for a Branch Coordinator - Help us organiseโ€ฆ https://t.co/H7JCc8r1Qx
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Hot news these days in the video game world are the leak of TLOU II from Naughty Dog. We took a step back to looโ€ฆ https://t.co/YCO0Ii4vpL
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5/10
2020
This will be an interesting and useful discussion for organizers. Tune in tonight @ 5pm PT / 8pm ET! https://t.co/XPsS5UZV3N
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5/6
2020
Please take the time to read this incredible thread by the organisers of @GWU_Montreal.โœจ Don't forget they are streโ€ฆ https://t.co/PAuwuyT8P8It's #MayDay! No better time to join a union and help safeguard your employment and working conditions, and strengโ€ฆ https://t.co/75W2SacyBV
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5/1
2020
Inspired by @GWU_Montreal the French games industry union @stjv_fr is also doing a MayDay streamโœŠ So whatever timeโ€ฆ https://t.co/qQpcE6Wb9L
4/30
2020
The @GameWorkers Montrรฉal chapter is hosting a stream for May Day/International Workers Day where some of our frienโ€ฆ https://t.co/ZTDH4sAtMq
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4/25
2020
Unfair working conditions have long existed, but coronavirus has brought into clearer focus the struggles of nonuniโ€ฆ https://t.co/PErNQ6Qb0I
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4/22
2020
Ha, and we bet some (bosses) thought that #GameWorkersUnite movement is just a blip. Well check this out - a yearโ€ฆ https://t.co/hIa2vylFvC
4/20
2020
Defeat the boss by joining your union. https://t.co/Vejzsq4JnQ
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4/14
2020
The bosses of Quantic Dream studio in France are suing the industrial union @SolinInfoJeuVideo amid a call for testโ€ฆ https://t.co/zVGu08egoB
4/8
2020
Do you work for a company with a publicly "progressive," "liberal," or even "leftist" image that's actually fuckingโ€ฆ https://t.co/3WWPEfkjhO
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพIn solidarity with Amazon warehouse & delivery workers, tech workers are demanding Amazon protect workers from COVIโ€ฆ https://t.co/Qnamy4ZaZt
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4/2
2020
In the middle of a pandemic, we won PTO for ourselves and ALL Amazon workers. This is *how* we did it and how you cโ€ฆ https://t.co/sswOfvfjwQ
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพAmidst Pandemic, Naughty Dog Allows Employees to Sleep at Home https://t.co/3csV4QUdM5
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพLayoffs and forced unpaid leave is 'hell' for some industry staff says Game Workers Unite | Business News | MCV/DEVโ€ฆ https://t.co/cFO09NR6rY
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพGame Workers Unite International statement on the COVID-19 crisis https://t.co/oiht6zqfYD
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3/23
2020
I wrote about QA workers in Montreal being pressured to come into work in unsafe conditions during the pandemic whiโ€ฆ https://t.co/lJ7smSEBPh
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพGame Workers Unite International statement on the COVID-19 crisis https://t.co/oiht6zqfYD
3/22
2020
The brilliant organisers at @CODE_CWA are brightening our day yet again - with their efforts, the workers @glitch,โ€ฆ https://t.co/dewDrucPo5GWU International membership applications are currently on hold as we are making changes to better support organisiโ€ฆ https://t.co/O0jRhZmTgI
3/14
2020
Tomorrow's the last day to fill in the writers' survey!๐Ÿ’ซ https://t.co/fcRGvn8tP8
3/7
2020
We're working on an HD remaster of our famous GDC zines. Keep an eye out, they may soon be appearing at a picket liโ€ฆ https://t.co/XgWYeUDVn9
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3/3
2020
@GWSsinclair * The UK/WGGB Survey is technically running for a while longer, but we plan to begin crunching the daโ€ฆ https://t.co/7TIzZ067cgIf you have any questions/looking to support/etc about the GWU Game Writer's Survey, please check the Survey's FAQโ€ฆ https://t.co/OJ55PnDAw1GAME WRITER = ANY KIND OF WRITING + GAMES (digital or analogue)+ IS PAID (we're looking to release pay transparencyโ€ฆ https://t.co/DNCxE2DfuT! Game Writers in the US, UK, France, Canada, & Germany ! The 2019 GWU Game Writers Survey launched a year ago toโ€ฆ https://t.co/1Dkm6RdLNl
3/2
2020
Soooo.... Who's up for roaming the halls of the vacated corporate section of GDC singing Solidarity Forever? https://t.co/mMxvvFc2CJ
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2/28
2020
With multi-million-dollar prize pools and viewership rivaling the Super Bowl, the esports industry is rapidly expanโ€ฆ https://t.co/Ehk8joZ9s1
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2/27
2020
This is so exciting - unions that have paved the way, unions that are trailblazing now, unions that will grow stronโ€ฆ https://t.co/Q5kilBTCBT
2/26
2020
Congratulations, this is a huge step forward! Solidarity from Montreal! // Fรฉlicitations, c'est un grand pas en avaโ€ฆ https://t.co/KccPbOnr4E
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐ŸพAs employees, here is our statement to Jeff Bezos' Earth Fund announcement (as an image): https://t.co/opgcCpa67D
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2/18
2020
All three days of #GDC 2020 we'll be hosting an Expo Floor Booth where you can meet members and organizers from CODโ€ฆ https://t.co/qHnWieFd6C
Retweeted by Game Workers Unite โœŠ๐ŸฟโœŠ๐ŸฝโœŠ๐Ÿพtheyโ€™re unionizing https://t.co/lSaMdBfMvD
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2/16
2020
We're ready, are you?๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿน๐Ÿ‘พ๐ŸŽฎ https://t.co/kFGdTe28fA https://t.co/pJvxgC00b4
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2/15
2020

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