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Organisation

We work on projects and innovation to supporting union organising

Events

Unions 21 Masterclass 'Digital tools for organising'

Unions 21 Masterclass 'Digital tools for organising'

Via Crowdcast

event: 7 April 2020

Unions 21 Masterclass 'Managing a remote team'

Unions 21 Masterclass 'Managing a remote team'

Online via Crowdcast

event: 7 April 2020

Blogs

How to make union working from home, work

How to make union working from home, work

For some unions, the government guidelines have asked them to think about home working on a large scale, possibly for the very first time. So I wanted to share some ideas on how to handle home working, both as a staff member and manager.

blog: 17 March 2020

Digital organising: Overcoming the trust barrier

Digital organising: Overcoming the trust barrier

Henry Skewes, projects co-ordinator at Unions 21, explores the challenges of building trust in digital organising and how we at unions 21 have experimented with how to overcome the trust barrier in our WorksForUs project.

blog: 5 March 2020

Changing Work Landscape

Changing Work Landscape

Roy Rickhuss CBE, General Secretary of Community, explores our changing work landscape and how unions can be prepared for it.

blog: 4 March 2020

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

Projects

Coworker partnership

Coworker partnership

We’re using an online survey to engage workers on the issues which matter to them as part of our WorksForUs project. The survey is delivered by CoWorker, a US-based organisation which has had success in making improvements to the lives of Starbucks and Uber workers.

project: 28 March 2019

Works for us

Works for us

WorksForUs in an 18-month project which aims to understand how unions can better reach workers in non-unionised workplaces. We’re exploring what language chimes with workers when we talk about unions, which social media channels are used by workers when they talk about work, and what issues get raised.

project: 4 September 2018