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.
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
Case study from supplier CallHub on how PCS used peer to peer SMS and phone banking to support their civil service pay campaign.Continue reading How PCS used P2P texts to reach 100,000 petition signatures
You can order your shopping, pay your bills and even vote in many political party ballots online. But when it comes to voting in union elections, the government insists only paper postal ballots will do.Continue reading Three years of silence – the government’s response to electronic balloting must be lost in the post
Hospo Voice and ACTU have launched Mobilise – an app based on OUR WalMart’s Work-it AI advice and community platform, which aims to help organise Australian hospitality workers.Continue reading Unions mobilise to turn the tables on wage-theft in hospitality
The use of new technology to manage how we work has risen during the coronavirus pandemic. But without new rules on how we deal with this, it could mean working people losing out – two thirds of workers say there is no consultation when new tech is introduced into the workplace. Trade unions are working to change that, Mary Towers blogs for the TUC.Continue reading The benefits of technology at work should be for everyone, not just employers and big tech companies