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?
The NUJ’s Tim Dawson gives a glimpse behind the scenes at the NUJ’s annual conference, held online for the first time.Continue reading Fruit of the Zoom: NUJ delegate meeting
A case study of the Dutch unions’ digital campaign for a raise in the minimum wage, by organising consultancy Tectonica.Continue reading Voor 14: FNV’s movement for a decent wage.
Organising a fully virtual and democratic trade union conference. By NASUWT’s Sammy Connell and Chris Weavers.
The NASUWT held its centenary Annual Conference at the ICC Belfast Convention Centre over the Easter weekend in 2019. A celebration of the success of the union over the previous 100 years, often in the face of adversity. Little could we have anticipated the challenges of the next two years.Continue reading Making a virtual out of a necessity: NASUWT online conference 2021 case study
Ellie Mae O’Hagan of CLASS writes for the Guardian on how the pandemic and lockdown has necessitated the growth of new aspects of trades unionism.Continue reading The pandemic has catalysed a new era for Britain’s trade unions