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Want To Unionize Developers? Focus On Workplace Democracy

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http://techcrunch.com – Despite the efforts of many different organizers over the years software developers have resisted unionization. The relatively high pay and good working conditions of developers, the stereotype of geeks as loners and the general decline of unions in the U.S. are all commonly cited reasons. But maybe unions are failing in tech because they’re not addressing the real issue: giving developers more control over their work life. Moving Up Maslow’s Pyramid Developers want autonomy. They don’t want to be jerked around by stupid managers who impose unrealistic deadlines, make impossi (IT news)