The Atlantic covers productivity software Slack, and how adopting a new tool for work can alter workplace culture and employment relations, for the better or worse.Continue reading Slackers of the world, Unite!
Here’s a recording of a Resolution Foundation fringe event from Congress 2021. Prospect’s Andrew Pakes and UNISON’s David Arnold join the Resolution Ventures’ Louise Marston to look at how tech might help build power for workers, and help unions to support them in doing that.Continue reading Can tech help boost worker power?
TSSA’s Gareth Theobald looks at the union’s next steps in increasing levels of democratic engagement for members via digital.Continue reading Building digital democracy
The New Power Review newsletter looks at examples of unions using technology to organise.Continue reading New power, tech unions and Wetherspoons’ WhatsApps
Democratic Society’s Anthony Zacharzewski introduces their project to find new ways for unions to use digital methods to engage more members in their democracies.Continue reading Beyond Government: Democracy in Trade Unions
Vice covers US digital platform startups that seek to replicate some of the functions of union organising campaigns, within a for-profit model.Continue reading A new app is taking labor unions out of union organising
Simon Parry’s annual roundup of which union websites have the highest domain authority online. Where does yours rank?Continue reading Trade union website league table 2021
Ryan Hayes looks at disruptive threats to unions for Canadian labour magazine Our Times.Continue reading Could an app replace your union?
Unions21’s Duncan Robertson worked with NGSU recently to analyse engagement with the union’s content on web and social media.Continue reading NGSU’s digital strategy
Prospect’s Andrew Pakes joins a panel in this recording from the 2021 CogX festival of AI, looking at what the growth in digital surveillance at work means for working people, and what can be done about it.Continue reading Big brother and big boss: Is surveillance in the workplace the new normal?