Events

Future Events 2018

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    Should we fear machines? The opportunities and challenges of technological change for workers

    25 September 2018. Merseyside Maritime Museum Lecture Theatre, Liverpool. In connection with the Commission on Workers and Technology, Yvette Cooper MP, Liam Byrne MP (shadow digital minister), Alina Dimofte (Google), Paul Nowak (TUC) and Kate Dearden (Community) will discuss the challenges and opportunities posed by new technologies for workers. More details here.

Past Events and Recordings

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    Women at work: gendered experience and the changing world of work

    18 July 2018. Committee Room 21, Houses of Parliament, London. Stella Creasy MP, Kate Green MP, Baroness Prosser and Kate Dearden (Community) discuss the challenges that face women in the world of work and what policies are required to address these and ensure greater gender equality in the workplace. Listen to the recording here.

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    A new collectivism: the future of trade unions

    4 July 2018. Committee Room 18, Houses of Parliament, London. Caroline Flint MP, Anna Turley MP, Sue Ferns (Prospect) and Antonia Bance (TUC) discuss the challenges facing trade unions and the innovations they need to thrive. Listen to the recording here.

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    Britain’s got talent: a skills policy to boost growth and productivity

    19 May 2018. TUC Congress House, London. Stella Creasy MP, Michael Weatherburn (Imperial College London), Ursula Huws (University of Hertfordshire) and Joe Dromey (IPPR) discuss the skills policies that are needed to improve productivity.

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    Future unions: collectivism and the changing world of work

    13 January 2018. Friends House, London. Jack Dromey MP, Kate Bell (TUC), Kate Dearden (Community) and David Arnold (UNISON) discuss the changing world of work and its impact upon the trade union movement. Listen to the recording here.

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    Innovate or die: the future of private sector trade unions

    24 September 2017. Holiday Inn Seafront, Brighton. Stella Creasy MP, Chuka Umunna MP, Matthew Ball (Community) and Kay Carberry discuss the future of trade unions in the private sector. Listen to the recording here.

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    An inclusive future

    27 September 2016. Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool. A panel discussion with Debbie Abrahams MP, Neil Coyle MP, Anna Bird (head of policy, research and public affairs, Scope), Lauren Pitt (storyteller, Scope). Chaired by Andrew Harrop (general secretary, Fabian Society). Listen to the recording here.

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    A second machine age or business as usual

    26 September 2016. Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool. Yvette Cooper MP and Frances O’Grady (general secretary, TUC) in conversation with Jim Waterson (politics editor, BuzzFeed). Listen to the recording here.

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    Changing work

    25 September 2016. Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool. A panel discussion with Yvette Cooper MP, John Park (assistant general secretary, Community Union), Norman Pickavance (leader: brand, culture and innovation, Grant Thornton), Nita Clarke (director, IPA). Chaired by Cameron Tait (head of the Changing Work Centre). Listen to the recording here.

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    The party of labour

    21 May 2016. TUC Congress Centre, London. A panel discussion with Yvette Cooper MP, John Park (assistant general secretary, Community), David Coats (founder, Work Matters), Christine Armstrong (co-founder, Jericho Chambers). Chaired by Cameron Tait (head of the Changing Work Centre). Listen to the recording here.

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    The launch of the changing work centre

    26 February 2016. Metal Box Factory, London. Reception with speeches from Yvette Cooper MP, Andrew Harrop (general secretary, Fabian Society) and Roy Rickhuss (general secretary, Community). Listen to the recording here.

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