Work patterns have changed, and unions also have to change – if we’re going to organise and support the workers of the future.
Hi, I’m Sean. I started at UNISON as part of a three person team to try and locate, recruit and represent homecare workers across the East Midlands – with a particular focus upon Nottinghamshire. Since then we have spent most of our time organising stalls, calling up existing members, visiting sheltered housing, hanging around specific […]
Remember February? I do! I remember discussing UNISON’s campaign against the Trade Union Bill with the team at our UNISON Essex team away day. I remember how concerned I and others were that our members – including activists – might not have even heard of it. And even if they had, did they really understand the momentous negative impact it would […]
If you’re running a Facebook page, your followers expect to be able to contact you on Facebook. This doesn’t mean you have to respond to all comments and messages immediately, but messaging is a helpful way to manage your pages and provide a good service to your followers.
If you’re setting up a Facebook page or group, or any kind of discussion forum, it’s useful to have ground rules that everyone can agree to. Feel free to adapt these guidelines for your own use, but try and keep them friendly and encouraging – we don’t want to scare nervous members off!
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The digital.unison blog aims to collect together views, experiences and examples of great digital work by members, staff and activists in UNISON.
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