on Union Innovation
On October 26th 2012, hundreds of trade unionists and academics met to discuss the evolution of union practices and strategies. Amongst the issues discussed were, the strategies for recruiting new members, the integration of young people and immigrants into the labour movement, the role of social media as a means of communicating with members, the particular challenges facing public sector unions, the effects of union mergers, trade union initiatives around investment and sustainable economic development, public sector restructuring, etc.
See the Union forum in full (QuickTime 7 required). Over 24 hours of free video content divided into three plenary sessions and fourteen thematic workshops.