Labour Research July 2012

Union news

Social media

An international trade union initiative has been launched using social media for information, campaigning and education on labour movement issues.

Union Solidarity International (USi) aims to maximise union members’ participation on international issues using a social media framework which includes articles, podcasts and video conferencing.

It is supported by the UK’s Unite, GMB and RMT unions and the General Federation of Trade Unions, the union federation for specialist unions, as well as by trade union law firm Thompsons Solicitors.

The USi website is at