An Usdaw monthly rep’s meeting at the Tesco Bury store resulted in the union deciding to get involved with an upcoming Mental Health Awareness campaign day at the store – and use their experience as union reps to help make it a success.
Park Cakes in Bolton are the latest business to show their commitment to support workplace skills by signing up to the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) Skills Pledge.
When ex-Wigan defender Lewis Field was forced to quit the game due to injury he chose an unusual pathway to evolve his career – following his passion for animals by studying zoology. Here he tells his story and how his union, the PFA supported him.
Inga Klovane has been working at Bright Blue Foods for over 12 years. Starting on the factory floor Inga has and gained promotions through hard work and the support of the learning team from the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU).
The Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) have been supporting older learners through drop in sessions at a community centre in Wigan.
PCS member Mary Billington only became a Union Learning Rep last year, but already she has been busy supporting learners at her workplace at the MOD in Merseyside develop the digital skills they need to cope with the changing world of work.
Unite Union Learning Rep Stuart Kinvig is a cleaner and junior caretaker at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston and has been supporting workers at the site improve their digital skills following the signing of a Learning Agreement with the employer.
Jane Eyre is Lead Learning Rep with UNISON at the Blackpool Victoria Hospital and has been using the National Numeracy Challenge to support hundreds of workers improve their maths skills over recent years.
Michael Parr is an Usdaw rep working at a distribution centre and recently has been working to build his skills with help from The Learning Curve team at the Sainsbury/Argos site in Widnes. In this blog Michael talks about his experience.