Three years of silence – the government’s response to electronic balloting must be lost in the post

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.

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The benefits of technology at work should be for everyone, not just employers and big tech companies

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.

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National Education Union steps up school closure campaign with new ‘Escalation’ app

Paul Waugh covers NEU’s new organising tool around escalating Covid concerns in schools into collective action. It’s a great project, allowing a process to happen at scale, supporting reps’ personalised needs and giving the union responsive insights.

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