Medium unionizes as organizing spreads from media to tech

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Medium unionizes as organizing spreads from media to tech

In the last decade, modern tech companies were renowned for employee perks like free gourmet meals and nap pods. Today, some workers are taking the stand that open-plan offices and ping pong tables are no replacement for equity and stability.

Employees at Medium announced Thursday that they were forming a union. It will be known as the Medium Workers Union, a chapter of Communications Workers of America. 

In its current form, Medium is both a tech company that makes a publishing platform, and an editorial organization that produces several publications on different verticals like tech, science, politics, and more. The union will encompass employees from all parts of the company, including “engineering, editorial, design, product, and other departments,” the letter announcing the employees’ unionization efforts reads. Read more…

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