Service & Solidarity Spotlight: Tell TCGplayer to Respect Workers’ Right to a Union

TCG Union members seeking recognition from management

Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service & Solidarity Spotlight series, we'll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story.

In March, workers at eBay-owned TCGplayer organized with Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1123, becoming the first eBay workers to unionize in the U.S. Since then, management has s

In a statement, the TCGplayer workers said, “TCGplayer presents itself as a company defined by its ideals, claiming to empower its employees to make a difference both inside their workplace and through their impact on our customers’ experience. However, the Core Values now ring hollow for too many of us who work at the Authentication Center every day. We have seen our fellow workers unfairly disciplined and consistently ignored when they try to make their voices heard. Our mental health has been impacted by the relentless insistence on metrics, creating a culture of anxiety as we desperately try to keep up with unfair standards of performance.”

Stand with TCGplayer workers and send a message to the CEO of TCGplayer, Robert Bigler, telling him to respect the union and stop the obstruction.