Swedish union Unionen is logging support call data to model longer term economic changes with employers and help organisers plan accordingly, reports Vice’s Jamie Maxwell. Continue reading How a labor union is using an algorithm to predict when to organize
UNI Global’s Christina Colclough writes for the journal ICTUR on how unions might need to respond to the effects of the burgeoning data that we generate in our working lives, but have little or no control over. Continue reading When algorithms hire and fire
Recent decades have been tough on labour, largely as a consequence of technological change, claims this briefing from The Economist. But technology may also be the thing that helps turn their fortunes around Continue reading Technology may help to revive organised labour
UNISON Digital’s Alison Charlton introduces the principles informing their approach to digital transformation. Continue reading Unions and digital transformation
Outlandish’s Harry Robbins proposes a Government Digital Services approach to help the trade union movement engage with digital at a strategic level.
Simon Parry has been looking at SEO changes in union websites over the last year. Who’s got the top spot for 2018? Continue reading Trade Union Website League Table 2018
Learning to read and predict our changing environment through strategic use of data is crucial for the survival of trade unions, says Prospect’s Jenny Andrew.
We’re excited to be able to reveal the first stages of our new union-backed digital service for young workers – WorkSmart.
With unions staring at a membership cataclysm in the next twenty years, it’s about time we rediscovered the value of risk taking to better serve working people, says Antonia Bance.
New approaches to organising being piloted in Australia and the US.