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What did we as unions learn from 2020 and where do we go now?
Becky Wright, Executive Director of Unions 21, explores what has been the union response to the Covid-19 crisis in terms of how work and deliver for our members, and what has been the outcome for the long term survival of unions?
blog: 7 January 2021
What’s the union plan for 2021?
Sue Ferns, Unions 21 Chair and Senior Deputy General Secretary of Prospect, explores what we must plan ahead for as a movement in 2021.
blog: 17 December 2020
Unions 21 Union 2020 Wrap-Up
Our Unions talking you through how they dealt with the many organisational challenges of 2020 and what they plan for the future to continue to deliver effective services for members.
blog: 16 December 2020
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
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
Refining digital strategy
Duncan Robertson, Unions 21 Digital Consultant, delves into how to create and refine your unions' digital strategy to boost engagement.
blog: 3 April 2020
Unions 21 Webinar 'Unions protecting key workers: What have we learned?'
Watch our discussion with senior union leaders representing key workers from different industries to explore what we have learned from COVID, how to continue to support our key workers and share ideas with our unions on protecting their members in 2021.
event: 5 November 2020
Unions 21 Webinar 'Can Unions Organise The Self-Employed?'
Can unions really organise the self employed? Do we offer a safety net where the state has failed? What more could be done for self employed workers?
event: 17 September 2020
Strategy for Unions
This course is for officers in unions who are responsible for devising or delivering a union strategy or or those wishing to move into this field. It will cover the broad aspects of strategy development and offer insights into the practical application for union
event: 25 June 2020
Unions 21 Webinar 'The right to disconnect - bargaining in a Covid-19 world'
Watch the Unions 21 webinar on what bargaining for unions might look like in the current and future post-pandemic world.
event: 24 June 2020
Unions 21 Learning week
In these challenging times Unions 21 has moved online, we are excited to announce our new learning week of webinars
event: 15 May 2020
Unions 21 Masterclass 'Effective messaging during a crisis'
How can a union ensure that members are kept up to date on the latest advice and guidance whilst ensuring staff are all on the same page? This Unions 21 webinar will help teach you effective messaging during a crisis.
event: 8 April 2020
Unions 21 Masterclass 'Member engagement: they've joined, but will they stay?'
This masterclass looks at practical ways to engage with members from the point of join to renewal, including when and how to communicate with them, what to say, and how to intervene before they cancel.
event: 17 February 2020
Unions 21 Masterclass: Post-election lay of the land for unions in 2020
To start our new 'Building Tomorrow's Unions' masterclass programme, we will begin with a morning briefing for policy officers, parliamentary officers and senior leaders to discuss the impact of the General Election and what unions need to consider to have impact.
event: 8 January 2020
Unions 21 Masterclass 2019
event: 11 November 2019