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No employer should have the right to demand that workers download work apps onto their private mobile devices. These apps can track workers outside working hours, where they go, how much they move, or indeed don't and much more. It's none of their business.
- 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;
Supports local, regional and national public services towards a responsible, fair and transparent digital transformation.
Championing ALT. Digital
There is an urgent need to shape a new digital ethos where power is more fairly distributed and all voices are heard. 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 guard rails!
03 Co-govern those systems
Apply our guide and open the space for inclusive co-governance of algorithmic systems.
04 Transform your union
Want an organisation-wide coherent digital strategy? Apply our framework to assist your 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 and organising.
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. Redefine the current mode of digitalisation.
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.
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