Describe Credit: Bandcamp United
Bandcamp workers formally voted to unionize, 31-7, in favor of forming Bandcamp United, a union represented by the Location of job and Professional Workers World Union (OPEIU) in affiliation with the Tech Physique of workers Union Native 1010.
The majority of eligible Bandcamp workers hold voted 31-7 in favor of unionizing to gain Bandcamp United, a union represented by the Location of job and Professional Workers World Union (OPEIU). The consequences now are looking ahead to certification by the National Labor Family Board, adopted by a collective bargaining process.
“Bandcamp United and Bandcamp administration are dedicated to working together to proceed to come pleasing financial conditions for our workers and the artists who count on us,” reads a joint observation from Bandcamp co-founder Ethan Diamond and Bandcamp United. “We explore ahead to negotiating with an originate mind and working in factual faith to promote the most straightforward pursuits of all of our workers and the artist and mark neighborhood we encourage.”
“While we hold obtained this election by 24 votes — leadership contested 16 ballots. These ballots weren’t counted,” says Bandcamp United in a tweet, indicating that contractors working for Bandcamp voted to unionize but weren’t eligible for inclusion. “To be clear, we are going to now not stride away our colleagues uninteresting (and) belief to fight for the inclusion of everyone who’s eligible in our union.”
“Forming our union is serious to our capability to operate our easiest work and rep factual on the promise and mission of Bandcamp to form pleasing financial conditions, explain enhance, and transparency for ourselves and all of our users,” wrote Bandcamp staffers in March when first announcing plans to unionize.
Narrative Games, Bandcamp’s parent firm as of 2022, has worked beforehand to counter unionization efforts internal its have firm, leading Bandcamp workers to call on the firm to enable a “timely and pleasing election” when looking out for to unionize. Bandcamp affiliated its unionization efforts early on with OPEIU’s Tech Physique of workers Union Native 1010.