The cybernetics of effective organisation: trade unions and technological change
Worldwide, trade unions are grappling with emergent technologies and their impact upon organised labour – what conclusions have been drawn, and what questions still need answered?
THE perception that organised labour exists at odds with technological change is not new.
Analysis: Kids not flights - Scottish Child Payment shows how progressive choices make a difference
The money saved from not going ahead with an air tax cut is about equivalent to the money to be spent on a “game-changer” in tackling child poverty – making progressive choices matters, Ben Wray finds
Analysis: New statistics show funding has to catch up with policy in the fight against homelessness
The Scottish Government’s approach to homelessness is changing but it remains to be seen if they will provide enough support to meet transformative possibilities
GOVERNMENT statistics released this morning [26 June] show a 3 per cent rise in homelessness applications to local councils in Scotland over the last year, the second year running that the figures have increased.
This comes as councils continue to dramatically overhaul the existing homelessness system towards a rapid rehousing policy and eventually a Housing First model.