The insecurity brought about by sharing economy jobs can be offset by digital trade unions, says Resolution Trust’s Gavin Kelly in WIRED
A key function for the TUC online is to signpost people to trade unions. Thousands use the unionfinder tool on TUC sites every month, but it is under-performing, with difficulties in giving people authoritative results, and a user journey that is losing some people along the way. We ran the TUC’s first design sprint around this issue, looking at the challenge of how people find the right union and how to make it easy for them to join it. Continue reading Our first design sprint
The Resolution Trust launches new a WorkerTech partnership with Bethnal Green Ventures to incubate tech based innovations that support the low-wage workforce.
I’ve recently taken on a new role (says Simon Parry of Infobo.com). I’ve been appointed as the first virtual Chief Information Officer at the Trades Union Congress (TUC).
Hugh Robertson thinks the unionreps community and app could be the glue that holds union networking together between the physical meetings that come about through union training.
For over two years now, I’ve been developing UNISON’s digital strategy (says UNISON’s Nick Scott). It is, as all strategies tend to be, a work in progress. However we’re now stepping up a gear with the launch of a two-year work programme.
Antonia Bance writes up a note of a speech she gave to a Unions 21 fringe meeting at TUC Congress 2016.
Tuesday 13 September is an honourary “digi day” at TUC Congress in Brighton, with two fringe events tackling the challenges for unions in adapting to a digital-first world. Continue reading Digital day at #TUC16
UNISON’s Nick Scott looks at where digital challenges to trades unionism’s established ways of working may come from in the future, on Stronger Unions blog.
Stian Westlake of NESTA asks why workers aren’t benefiting from the digital revolution as much as investors.