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“Apprenticeships are trade union business” was the message that unionlearn took to this year’s Big Bang Fair in Birmingham’s NEC last week.
Apprentices working for the Borough of Poole and Bournemouth Borough Council met with the BCP Shadow Authority Chief Executive, Graham Farrant , on Wednesday 6th March 2019, to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week.
Registration for this year’s unionlearn Annual Conference is now open – and places are expected to fill up quickly for July’s popular workplace learning and skills event.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan , has unveiled a new group of leading figures from across the capital’s businesses who will help him shape London’s skill system.
Pensions are an important issue for trade unions. From a trade union perspective pensions are about providing a decent standard of living when we decide to retire.
Unionlearn welcomes the government’s decision to stretch the funding trial for low-paid workers education and training for another year. The low-wage threshold has been increased to £16,009.50 from 1 August 2019 onwards.
Finding and taking up one of a huge range of apprenticeships available across the Liverpool City Region is set to get much easier as Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram launches the UK’s first one-stop web portal for apprenticeships.
Later this month TUC Yorkshire and Humber and unionlearn are holding an event in Sheffield to answer the question “ How can unions support apprentices?”
TSSA General Secretary, Manuel Cortes , has called for technological advances in the railways to have humans at the centre of transition as the union prepares for the Future of Rail conference in London.
Unionlearn’s annual campaign to support reading, writing and ESOL in the workplace is launched today. Literacy Works kicks off today (February 25th) and is a week for unions to campaign on literacy and language skills whether it is writing stories, reading and sharing books or encouraging all colleagues to take up an initial assessment to check out...