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Young Professional Workers, Trade Unions and the Hourglass Economy

Young Professional Workers, Trade Unions and the Hourglass Economy

The structural reasons for declining trade union membership rates among the young have been widely documented. In a nutshell, the young are increasingly concentrated in lower- value service industries which have traditionally been under-unionised.

publication: 12 February 2018

Managing Brexit

Managing Brexit

publication: 13 December 2017

Trade Unions Online

Trade Unions Online

How are unions actually using the web and what will be the challenges to them using digital platforms and media? This report goes through all of these challenges, paving the way for unions to continue the conversation on how they need to change.

publication: 19 October 2017

Devo-Work: Collective Bargaining responses

Devo-Work: Collective Bargaining responses

publication: 19 May 2017

Devo-work: trade unions, metro mayors & combined authorities

Devo-work: trade unions, metro mayors & combined authorities

The ‘devolution revolution’ has largely happened with out unions. The devo deals were for the most part exclusive to council leaders and the business community. However, we are now entering a new, and hopefully more open phase, and one which should allow local partners, like unions, access and influence. In this report, we offer a route map for unions seeking to navigate their way around metro mayors and combined authorities.

publication: 8 May 2017

Changing World of Work

Changing World of Work

Research with NIESR entitled 'Changing World of Work'' which seeks to map out employment trends over the next five to ten years.

publication: 13 March 2017

The Union of the Future

The Union of the Future

What could a union of the future look like? Some thoughts from Michelle Miller of Coworker & Roosevelt Institute

publication: 29 November 2016

Building Tomorrow's Unions

Building Tomorrow's Unions

Responding to robots, digital disruption and more.

publication: 1 October 2016

Whose Recovery?

Whose Recovery?

publication: 23 September 2015

Forefront 14

Forefront 14

Spring/Summer 2013 edition of the Unions21 journal. Articles by Frances O'Grady, Ian Murray MP, Alan Manning, Paul Noon, Damian Lyons Lowe. Sponsored by Unity Trust Bank

publication: 23 September 2015