Abigail Rumsey, a Prospect delegate at the TUC young workers’ conference, reflects on why the union must embrace technology as part of its organising strategy.
The insecurity brought about by sharing economy jobs can be offset by digital trade unions, says Resolution Trust’s Gavin Kelly in WIRED
As you wrestle with how we improve the workplace, you have to think about power, says Antonia Bance. Otherwise we end up with tech that merely delivers greater convenience to people who don’t need it the most.
The Resolution Trust launches new a WorkerTech partnership with Bethnal Green Ventures to incubate tech based innovations that support the low-wage workforce.
I’ve recently taken on a new role (says Simon Parry of Infobo.com). I’ve been appointed as the first virtual Chief Information Officer at the Trades Union Congress (TUC).
Hugh Robertson thinks the unionreps community and app could be the glue that holds union networking together between the physical meetings that come about through union training.
For over two years now, I’ve been developing UNISON’s digital strategy (says UNISON’s Nick Scott). It is, as all strategies tend to be, a work in progress. However we’re now stepping up a gear with the launch of a two-year work programme.
Antonia Bance writes up a note of a speech she gave to a Unions 21 fringe meeting at TUC Congress 2016.
UNISON’s Nick Scott looks at where digital challenges to trades unionism’s established ways of working may come from in the future, on Stronger Unions blog.
Stian Westlake of NESTA asks why workers aren’t benefiting from the digital revolution as much as investors.