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ILO event – The Future We Want

General Secretary Philip Jennings will play a lead role in the session on Work and Society at ILOs 2-day event “The Future of Work We Want” April 6-7 in Geneva. As part of the ILO centenary initiative on the Future of Work, 700 participants from across the world, including UNI’s Philip Jennings and Christina Colclough, … Read more

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ILO event – The Future We Want

General Secretary Philip Jennings will play a lead role in the session on Work and Society at ILOs 2-day event “The Future of Work We Want” April 6-7 in Geneva. As part of the ILO centenary initiative on the Future of Work, 700 participants from across the world, including UNI’s Philip Jennings and Christina Colclough, … Read more

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Making Waves for Inclusion and Responsibility

UNI Global Union is making waves for inclusion and responsibility in the future world of work. This article sums up what we have pushed for in recent speeches. Making Waves for Inclusion and Responsibility! UNI Global Union’s Philip Jennings and Christina Colclough have made waves at three recent events on the future world of work: … Read more

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New Podcast! A discussion about the future of work

Unions21 in the UK managed to find UNIs Young Workers Lab team, Jonnie and Christina, in the same spot and sat down with us for a good chat about young workers, data, AI and the future of work. In this podcast which is a fun, thought-provoking conversation between Unions21 Simon Sapper and UNIs Young Workers … Read more

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Who would you hire?

Be a CEO with a lust for using algorithms to hire people. Play this online game to find out who you would recruit. Learn about data bias, discrimination and the opacity of automated decision-making UNI has warned far and wide about the challenges, dangers even, of using data, algorithms and autonomous systems in human resources. … Read more

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When Algorithms Hire and Fire

Take a second and consider whether you would you have your job, if an algorithm had been in charge of hiring you? Read article extract by UNIs Christina Colclough here, download full version below Take a second and consider whether you would you have your job, if an algorithm had been in charge of hiring … Read more

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Spotlight Beta Test II

Prospect and Bectu teams from the UK dug deep into the possibilities of using Spotlight – our privacy respecting, worker empowering tool – at our event today. Spotlight will be made public in March! Prospect and Bectu teams from the UK dug deep into the possibilities of using Spotlight – our privacy respecting, worker empowering … Read more

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Survey: Grim Reality for Young Workers

Results from a 1,700 strong survey conducted in Australia, the UK and Latin America reveal that young workers face mounting frustration over insufficient wages, rising costs, understaffing, and the consequences of digitalisation, all of which compound poor mental health. The Young Workers’ Lab at UNI Global Union conducted this survey in 2019 with partners in each region. The results encompass … Read more

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PODCAST: Yours, mine and our data

Podcast: UNIs Christina Colclough was in Norway in Feb 2020 to give a number speeches on data, data governance, why and how we must object to all this surveillance and co-create a new digital ethos! Make a coffee, feet up and listen to this podcast on why we need to be critical towards the massive surveillance and … Read more

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At the forefront of AI

On March 4, Negotia’s President, Monica Paulsen, sat down with UNI’s Christina Colclough for a chat about artificial intelligence, AI, workers’ data rights, the fears and reality of automation and much more. Here are a few key excerpts: Monica: What are main technical developments we should be aware of in the next 2-3 years? Christina: … Read more