International Conference on AI in Work, Innovation, Productivity and Skills


Mary Towers

Trades Union Congress


Mary Towers is an employment rights policy officer at the Trades Union Congress (TUC). Supported by a trade union working group, Mary is leading a project at the TUC looking at the use of AI to recruit and manage people. Following research into the worker experience of technology being used in this way, last year the TUC published a research report, legal report and manifesto with proposals for change. The TUC has also very recently published guidance for trade union reps on AI at work. ( Mary began her career as an employment lawyer at a London law firm. She then went on to work as an in- house employment lawyer for an education trade union and after some time as an employment law writer, moved on to her current role at the TUC.

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