Double-down on reps, not digital

By Eth Morgan & John Chadfield

We’re two tech workers; a software engineer and a product manager. Our role over the years has been to develop and maintain the kind of digital apps and tools that are now commonplace in people’s hands. We’re also trade unionists and members of the Tech Workers’ Coalition

We’d been invited by TUC Digital Labs to share our expertise in working with a TUC affiliate, the Royal College of Midwives, as part of a pilot project, looking at questions around improving the accuracy of member data – something that’s key to helping the union’s work in continually improving their membership experience.

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High visibility and COVID-19: returning to the post-lockdown workplace

The return from lockdown is bringing with it a surge of data collection about work and workers. Will employers get hooked and keep the surveillance after the crisis has gone, and how can workers have a meaningful say, asks Prospect’s Andrew Pakes.

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