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Become a Unions 21 Fellow!

Become a Unions 21 Fellow!

Posted: 11 July 2017

Dependent Contractors - a step in the right direction?

Dependent Contractors - a step in the right direction?

Posted: 10 July 2017

Unions 21 welcomes the PDAU

Unions 21 welcomes the PDAU

Posted: 6 July 2017

Are we all In search of tribal identities?

Are we all In search of tribal identities?

Posted: 6 July 2017

Making the Gig Economy work for everyone

Making the Gig Economy work for everyone

Posted: 3 July 2017

Changing World of Work and union membership

Changing World of Work and union membership

Posted: 5 June 2017

Devolution for unions

Devolution for unions

Westminster has not devolved the powers to create an industrial relations system that builds unions into its structures, which means that whether desirable or not, a more formal Germanic-style model of tripartite agreement with administrations and employers is simply not feasible. So if we are not to be given automatic, legally-backed power and influence, unions will have to decide what kind of engagement to pursue with administrations in order to make good on their lofty stated aims.

Posted: 24 May 2017

Don’t forget the workforce on Brexit talks – unions publish open letter to new government

Don’t forget the workforce on Brexit talks – unions publish open letter to new government

​Responding to calls by the CBI for government to establish a Business Brexit Taskforce, a group of leading specialist unions has called for the post-election administration to involve unions in its negotiations plans for leaving the EU.

Posted: 17 May 2017

No pressure from employers to change workers’ rights post-Brexit

No pressure from employers to change workers’ rights post-Brexit

Are employers looking to roll back workers' rights following the UK leaving the EU? New CIPD research suggests not. Rachel Suff from CIPD explores this area in more detail.

Posted: 8 May 2017

Unions 21 at work - Becky Wright

Unions 21 at work - Becky Wright

For the next six weeks we will be working hard to grow our individual supporter base through our #ForMeForMyUnion campaign. The key driver behind this activity is to showcase that joining Unions 21 as an individual isn’t just about personal reward. People who join us repeatedly tell us that their union and wider colleagues have also reaped the benefits. A key part of the campaign is introducing some of our individual supporters and some of the key players within Unions 21. This interview with our Director, Becky Wright is the second in a series of blog posts to showcase why they are involved with Unions 21, what drives them and what goes into their work on a day- to-day basis.

Posted: 8 May 2017