How Collective Bargaining Controls Algorithms

The Robots Are Coming but Sweden Is Fine – so ran a memorable headline of a New York Times article last year about the looming impact of artificial intelligence (AI) and employment. But why are the Swedes apparently so relaxed about this? What is the truth behind the headline? In this week’s Unions21 podcast, we … Continue reading How Collective Bargaining Controls Algorithms


Why May Must Say Yes to Worker Directors

Industrial democracy has made a welcome return to the political front line. With positive news for workers and the economy in general hard to come by, this could be a glimmer of good news in a fairly bleak winter. I’m talking of course about the idea of Worker Directors. Theresa May has been tying herself … Continue reading Why May Must Say Yes to Worker Directors