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The Royal College of Midwives in the time of Coronavirus

The Royal College of Midwives in the time of Coronavirus

Jon Skewes, RCM Executive Director of External Relations, reflects on what the RCM has learnt this year during the pandemic.

blog: 18 November 2020

Europe’s manufacturing workers need urgent action to avoid a tsunami of job losses

Europe’s manufacturing workers need urgent action to avoid a tsunami of job losses

Jude Kirton-Darling, Deputy General Secretary, IndustriAll Europe, explores what urgent actions need to be taken to ensure Europe's manufacturing workers are protected in this crisis and going forward

blog: 5 November 2020

Union innovation during the pandemic: new research project

Union innovation during the pandemic: new research project

How have unions innovated during COVID-19?

blog: 16 October 2020

Identity and race: Tackling discrimination in the NHS

Identity and race: Tackling discrimination in the NHS

I have multiple identities: I am a British woman. I am a Muslim. I am of Asian descent. I am a midwife. I am also the Head of Quality and Safety for the Royal College of Midwives

blog: 24 September 2020

Trade union newcomers: an untapped resource?

Trade union newcomers: an untapped resource?

Kurt Vandaele of the European Trade Union Institute explores how with the recent rise in membership during the pandemic unions have a unique opportunity to integrate and utilise newcomers in order to boost their power.

blog: 10 September 2020

Atypical Workers Trade Union Organising Handbook

Atypical Workers Trade Union Organising Handbook

The Atypical Workers Trade Union Organising Handbook featuring Executive Director of Unions 21 Becky Wright

publication: 7 July 2020

Lobbying During A Crisis

Lobbying During A Crisis

Louise McMullan explains how Equity and its members have been lobbying and campaigning the Government to protect workers and indeed the entire art, entertainment and recreation sector in this crisis

blog: 20 May 2020

Understanding Strategic Corporate Research

Understanding Strategic Corporate Research

Becky Wright, Executive Director Unions 21, outlines the benefits of strategic corporate research for union organising.

blog: 27 April 2020

Getting the right digital tools

Getting the right digital tools

Henry Skewes explores the digital tools we use at Unions 21, what we have learnt from our experience with remote working and how digital tools have improved the way we work.

blog: 16 April 2020

Managing home workers

Managing home workers

Collette Bradford, Head of organising and engagement at the PDA, outlines how to effectively manage a remote team in this challenging and ever changing time for unions and wider society.

blog: 14 April 2020