Employees at Cards Against Humanity (CAH) are unionizing. In a press release posted right now on Twitter, workers mentioned that they’ve despatched a letter to CAH’s homeowners to voluntarily acknowledge their union underneath CMRJB Workers United. “The time has come for us to comply with within the footsteps of our comrades at The Onion, Gawker, and Kickstarter,” a press release from CAH Workers United reads.
Cards Against Humanity workers have come ahead over the previous few weeks to speak a couple of lengthy workplace tradition of racist and sexist habits, in addition to sexual assault allegations towards co-founder Max Temkin. The Verge’s sister website Polygon spoke with dozens of present and former workers; many shared tales of how Black writers’ issues and concepts have been usually ignored, individuals of coloration confronted common microagressions, and lots of workers feared retaliation, amongst different issues.
We, the workers, need to change Cards Against Humanity for the higher. That’s why we’ve joined @CMRJB. Today we despatched this letter to the homeowners of @CAH demanding voluntary recognition of our union. We’re optimistic they’ll do the correct factor. #1u pic.twitter.com/idBXUKLIKk
— CAH Workers United (@CAHUnion) June 30, 2020
“Our company is facing crises both externally and internally,” the assertion given right now reads. “We have failed to make our anti-racist and anti-bigoted values explicitly clear. Within the walls of our office, the trust between the staff and ownership has been eroded from years of abusive management. For too long, our employees have been kept in precarious, powerless, and outright toxic conditions.”
Employees are demanding steps to “immediately equalize” their office, together with giving contractors the selection to grow to be full-time workers. “We’re optimistic they’ll do the right thing,” CAH Workers United tweeted.