Workplace learners across the Midlands will be benefit from the regional Supporting Learners event in Leicester this autumn.
Night shift workers at Greencore have been able to improve their English skills thanks to a Project Worker from the BFAWU working with the sites ULR and the employer to set up a tester course that fitted around their working hours.
Candi Lee was an agency worker when she started working for Boots in Nottingham, but she joined Usdaw and made use of the union learning centre and opportunities the union had negotiated for all staff. She is now employed by the company and hasn’t looked back since.
Pete Colclough is an Usdaw Union Learning Rep (ULR) working the night shift in the Tesco’s Jubilee Way store in Mansfield. Pete became a ULR about a year ago and since starting has been supporting colleagues gain digital skills – something which uncovered other issues that Pete’s training in...
This week the West Midlands Combined Authority became the latest region to sign an Apprenticeship Charter with unionlearn and TUC Midlands.
In June apprentices at Toyota UKs Apprentice Development Centre (ADC) in Burnaston Hall just outside Derby gathered together for their annual presentation and awards ceremony – with Unite playing a vital role supporting the young people develop their careers.
Over the last couple of years the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) have promoted learning at work in Tulip Foods in Coalville, Leicester, but courses have started and then dropped away for one reason or another.
Tony Dytiche is a bus driver and Trade Union Learning Rep with Unite the Union at First Bus Potteries at Hanley in Stoke on Trent. With Learning at Work Week happening in May Tony took the opportunity to promote workplace learning to colleagues at the public transport provider.