Coworker blog looks at a wave of grassroots wage transparency activity across the US.Continue reading Crowdsourced wage transparency spreadsheets are going ‘viral’. Are you ready to get involved?
The use of technology in campaigning and organising is growing, writes NUS’ Linda Somerville for Scottish Left Review. Some social movements are reaping benefits from data-driven organising and mass communication channels.Continue reading Making hi-tech a rule for revolutionaries
ElementAI’s podcast hears from UNI Global Union’s Christina Colclough on workers’ data rights – neglected in many data protections.Continue reading Podcast: In Data We Trust?
Prospect worked with UNI Global Union on a digital pilot project, encouraging young archaeologist members to come together online with anonymous discussion and collective decision making tools.Continue reading Test Driving: Thought Exchange
The TUC Summer Patrol is an organising campaign run by young trade union unionists in the Yorkshire and the Humber region. The aim is to visit high streets to interview and engage young workers about their workplace conditions, their legal rights, and how they can organise to improve their workplace.Continue reading Summer Patrol: taking offline conversations to online organising
Prospect’s Mike Clancy writes on why the union is updating their brand, and what this means in an age of rising digital expectations for prospective members.Continue reading Why we are changing: Brand matters
UNI’s Young Workers Lab has produced a report, looking at nine digital projects & tools with potential for workers and their unions, as well as a bunch of off-the-shelf services that unions can consider to add instant functionality to their digital toolkits (pdf download).Continue reading Connective action: Digital tools for trade unions
With no worker reps on data & AI ethics boards, tech workers (& their unions) are locked out of conversations about how the new economy will function. Transformation must be done with workers, rather than to them, says Prospect’s Andrew Pakes.Continue reading The AI Council and CDEI must do more to give workers a voice
#GoogleWalkout organiser Meredith Whittaker’s leaving post to colleagues, with her views on the need and path for worker organising in tech firms like Google.Continue reading Onward! Another #GoogleWalkout Goodbye
Simon Parry compiles an annual list of TUC unions’ websites, ranked by domain authority. Check out whose content is cutting through online this year.Continue reading Trade Union Website League Table 2019