Right to Disconnect – UNI Campaign

As the barrier between work and personal time erodes, a new global campaign to help workers reclaim their right to disconnect from their jobs is launched. Lead by UNI Global Union’s Professionals & Managers (UNI P&M) the campaign will be rolled out worldwide with the help of the first-ever…

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Four digital challenges for unions that might be better tackled as a movement

At the TUC Digital Lab, we ran a survey amongst our affiliated unions, looking at their readiness for digital transformation. We found a mixed picture, with a number of technical and cultural areas…

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What does ‘digital’ mean for your union?

One of the challenges in looking at the experience of digital in UK unions is that there isn’t really any single accepted definition of ‘digital’ across the movement. Different unions currently…

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Crowdsourced wage transparency spreadsheets are going ‘viral’. Are you ready to get involved?

Across industries, and across the country, workers are embracing the power of salary transparency using crowdsourced spreadsheets to share information about their compensation. Inspired by a spreadsheet created by adjunct professors at US universities,…

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Measuring our digital journey: A survey of UK unions

To help understand how well UK unions are prepared for that digital transformation, we worked with digital agency Outlandish to survey and research unions’ current capacity and experience with…

Podcast: In Data We Trust?

Listen up to hear from 3 experts why we must change our attitude towards data. UNIs Christina Colclough advocates strongly for workers’ data rights – neglected in many data protections and in many discussions. Human Rights Commissioner from Australia Ed Santow provides hair-raising examples of data…

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So you want to stage a workplace walkout. Here are a few things to consider:

From Wayfair to Google, employees have recently organized workplace walkouts to call for changes at their companies?—?building on the long tradition of strikes and work stoppages.Image Credit: Global Climate Strike, https://digital.globalclimatestrike….

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Finding out what makes prospective members click

There are an estimated 6,000 people working in visual effects in the UK – most of them clustered around London’s Soho. London has become one of the three international hubs for this…

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Getting more out of your union’s content: TUC Digital Lab workshop report

Content is the lifeblood of websites, emails, social media posts, text messages, apps and more. If unions don’t have good content, where will our members find the help and advice they need? (The…

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Summer Patrol: taking offline conversations to online organising

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…