A lack of clear division of responsibility, accountability and liability between managerial staff as algorithmic systems are deployed. Who knows what? Who governs what? Many harms to workers are caused by this lack of clarity.
- Dr Christina J. Colclough
The Why Not Lab
Equips workers and their unions with the right skills, know-how and know-what to shape an alternative digital ethos and ensure collective rights in the digital age;
Puts workers' interests centre stage in current and future digital policies;
Champions ALT. Digital
Championing ALT. Digital
There is an urgent need to shape a new digital ethos and vastly improve workers' digital rights through collective bargaining and regulatory improvements. Work with us, Champion ALT. Digital and:
01 Build your digital capacity
So you are equipped with the know-what, know-why and know-how to put workers' rights firmly on the table
02 Create your digital ethics
What do good, empowering and privacy-preserving data and digital policies look like? Set those red lines!
03 Co-govern those systems
Apply our guide and open the space for the co-governance of algorithmic systems in workplaces.
04 Transform your union
Want an organisation-wide coherent strategy? We have the framework to assist your union transformation
05 Promote Worker's Data Rights
Bridge legal gaps and negotiate for much stronger collective data rights for workers. Use our model as a guide.
06 Apply data storytelling
Harness the power of new and emerging technologies and responsibly strengthen union campaigning
07 Table the alternative
It really doesn't have to be like this. Define your digital ethos that puts people and planet before everything else
The Hive is buzzing! Check what services we can offer you to champion digital change. Combine a speech, workshop, capacity building and union bargaining guides. Or pick one.
We create flexible, tailormade solutions that meet your needs.