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Anticipating Change: Why should unions do foresight?

Anticipating Change: Why should unions do foresight?

Aida Ponce Del Castillo, Senior Researcher at the ETUI Foresight Unit explores why unions need to get to grips with the concept of foresight in order to effectively prepare for the future work landscape.

blog: 17 February 2020

Reconnecting Workers with the Wealth They Create

Reconnecting Workers with the Wealth They Create

Damon Silvers explores the role of collective bargaining in building solidarity across jobs and skills.

blog: 6 February 2020

Post-election: The lay of the land for unions

Post-election: The lay of the land for unions

James Morris sets out the likely political priorities of the new Government and what unions might be able to focus on in their campaigns to have an impact on the political process.

blog: 16 January 2020

Changing Landscapes for Unions

Changing Landscapes for Unions

Unions 21 Chair Sue Ferns sets out what unions can expect from the coming year from Unions 21 in the changing landscapes unions face.

blog: 9 January 2020

The United Workers Union: New unionism starts here

The United Workers Union: New unionism starts here

Professor Anthony Forsyth outlines the merger process between two key unions in Australia that have helped those in insecure work and what may be next for these unions.

blog: 12 December 2019

Trade Unions And The Process Of Change with Betsy Dillner, Dean Rogers

Trade Unions And The Process Of Change with Betsy Dillner, Dean Rogers

The Change Challenge is sometimes defined as knowing things have to be different but not how to make them so.  Trade unions and other membership organisations often find the appetite for change in a “light bulb” moment usually accompanied by some kind of...

podcast: 2 December 2019

What I learned from creating Europe’s largest marketing trade body

What I learned from creating Europe’s largest marketing trade body

Chris Combemale, CEO of the DMA, Europe's largest marketing trade body, outlines the merger process between DMA and IDM and how institutional change was successfully enacted.

blog: 28 November 2019

Adapting to the gig economy

Adapting to the gig economy

Paul Fleming outlines what steps Equity is taking to change its structures to respond the needs of members in the gig economy

blog: 26 November 2019

Engaging members in new ways

Engaging members in new ways

Andrew Pakes & Christina Colclough explore the collaboration between Uni Global Union and Prospect in discovering new ways of organising different types of workers with their latest joint project Thoughtexchange.

blog: 21 November 2019

Online Petitions: A way forward for unions?

Online Petitions: A way forward for unions?

Henry Skewes discusses our WorksForUs Project, what we've learnt about engaging young workers, what lessons unions can learn about using online petitions and where we go next.

blog: 20 November 2019