The changes in technology over the years have been central to the transformation of work, society and the market. Referred to in some sectors/contexts as automation, digitization, computerization, miniaturization and others technological transformation is at the core of capital's drive to enhance the control of the labour process. This has an effect on how the society and market are organized and in particular how the work is done and how workers interact. This conversely produces resistance and informs how trade unions are organised. This project aims to explore trade unions' response to technological transformation in different countries and contexts.
The project will be guided by the following main question:
It will also aim to address the following sub-questions: