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Unionlearn Annual Report 2019

Unionlearn Annual Report 2019

Over the past year union learning has continued to open up learning opportunities to a diverse population. As ever, we are reaching out to individuals who have little or no access to learning and training from their employer and lack the confidence or means to use the formal education and skills system. At the same time unions are supporting skills...

Mark is leading by example to promote learning at Fox’s

Mark Dickens works at Fox’s Biscuits in Batley as a Technician, where he is also the BFAWU (Bakers food & allied workers union) Branch Secretary. As a branch officer Mark is keen to promote the union’s learning offer – and he has also been quick to take up the opportunity to build his own skills.

Union ensures learners won’t slip up at Fyffes

The Learning Services team from the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) were recently called in by one of their Regional Officers to see if they could help support workers at Fyffes in Coventry – this was an opportunity that Project Worker Karen Plasom knew would result in a fruitful...

Latest Learning Rep celebrates two decades of the ULF

The latest edition of the Learning Rep e-magazine is now out and features an exclusive interview with Frances O’Grady , who talks about the benefits of union learning and reflects on 20 years of the Union Learning Fund.
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