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Simon Hunneybel , is 44 and has worked nights as a HGV driver for Sainsburys in Waltham Abbey in Essex for nearly 13 years. He never felt he had to worry too much about developing his skills, but his growing family resulted in revaluating this – and his union was there to help.
Dyslexia affects 10% of the UK population, with 4% being classed as severely dyslexic. However m any people may not actually realise that they are dyslexic, and this can cause issues in areas of their lives including low self-esteem at work, and frustration and anxiety when doing certain tasks.
Keith Springate became a Union Learning Rep (ULR) in 2017 to help to drive forward the learning agenda at Tesco Distribution Centre Goole in Yorkshires East Riding. Working with a team of other new ULRs, Keith has helped to successfully launch a programme of functional skills learning at the site...
Union Reps in Liverpool have been developing their skills to help recognise signs that members are thinking about suicide. The training is part of a campaign endorsed by The Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram and local MP Luciana Berger to encourage local businesses to come together to...
Jackie Heron is a Customer Service Manager and Data Protection Officer with the Department for Work and Pensions, Jackie is also the North Merseyside Branch Learning Co-ordinator with PCS and has recently arranged a “Understanding Pensions” course for members in her branch.
POA learning in conjunction with HMP Hatfield were on hand to support a Family Fun Day run by St. Leger Homes at Thorne Rugby Club, in South Yorkshire on Monday 13th August.
During the past 2 years, Usdaw’s lifelong learning campaign in the Southern Division has been very successful in delivering functional skill courses at Tesco customer fulfilment centres – stores which deliver solely to on-line customers. ESOL has been a big part of this offer.
A chance discussion with a member threatening to leave the union gave Usdaw Mobile Union Learning Rep (MULR) and stand down Rep Shelley Middleton an idea to launch a new campaign in Tesco Express and Metro stores.
Employees with support services provider ISS based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital have started a course in English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), with the help of UNISON.
More than a dozen young unemployed people from Salford have completed traineeships that have helped them move on to apprenticeships or full-time jobs, thanks to a successful partnership between the GMB learning project ReachOut, adult learning centre St Antony’s and TDB Training.