I'm truly sorry, but an IT union isn't happening, until at least my generational cohort is out of the system.
A. Too many libertarians.
B. Too many people convinced of their own prowess and respect
C. None of us are at much physical risk
D. We get quite a bit more than a living wage, in general
Those factors add up to an insurmountable barrier, even if I personally think the idea is wise.