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How technology can boost young people’s career prospects

Wednesday 18 May 2022

The way young people enter the job market from education can have a marked effect on their future prospects. Economic crises are a particularly tough time to start a career, and while the Job Retention Scheme prevented mass unemployment during the pandemic, young people still face huge challenges in terms of rising insecurity and finding … Continued

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Exploring WorkerTech in Manchester together

Bringing the WorkerTech community in Manchester together to explore how we might shape a fairer future of work for all

Tuesday 7 December 2021

Online event. Register to receive access link. We’re excited to bring you an event bringing the Manchester community together to discuss and explore new technologies that help shape a fairer future of work. We’ll be joined by expert speakers who’ll provide us with tangible insights into how we might leverage new technologies to improve the … Continued

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Can tech help boost worker power?

Tuesday 14 September 2021

Live interactive webinar. Register to receive access link. For many workers the rise of tech has resulted in greater insecurity, increased managerial control and more stressful working conditions. But tech can also be deployed to help boost worker power, increase choices and improve information. What potential is there for unions to develop tech-based approaches? What … Continued

Technology and low pay

How Workertech can help build a better post-Covid future for workers

Tuesday 8 June 2021

Discussions of the Future of Work frequently tend to focus on the role of technology in facilitating remote working for knowledge workers, the rise of the robots and the implications of AI. They seldom discuss how technology could be deployed to improve the prospects of low paid and insecure workers. The Resolution Foundation, in partnership … Continued

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