Unionization Was Center Stage at the 2019 Game Developers Conference

The 2018 Game Developers Conference marked a flashpoint in labor organization within the game industry. Kick-started by a contentious roundtable on unionization presented by the executive director of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA), attendees pushed back against the narratives that labor organization and unionization were things that the industry did not need--leading to, among other things, the formation of Game Workers Unite, an international organization devoted to furthering the efforts of game industry labor interests worldwide.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://waypoint.vice.com/en_us/article/zmad85/unionization-was-center-stage-at-the-2019-game-developers-conference