Road transport union URTU’s successful learning project is helping members keep pace with new technology and automation in road haulage, logistics and distribution.
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.
Starting an apprenticeship with Darlington at 15-years old and signing a professional contract just 2 years later, Joshua Gray was enjoying playing for the first team when he started thinking about what his next steps might be. And his union, the Professional Footballers Association (PFA), was there...
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.
Apprenticeships have been positioned as the cornerstone of the government’s work skills agenda.
Usdaw Union Learning Rep (URL) Shirley Smith has made a real difference to a workplace apprentice scheme in her own store at Tesco Thirsk. Shirley has been able to use her knowledge and experience to offer lessons on how to help apprenticeship programmes succeed – something that has benefited both...
This might sound like an odd statement, one which should see me reported to the financial ombudsman, but bear with me.
USDAW ULRs and Tesco management have worked together to organise and run the first ESOL course for Express staff at the Croydon dot com learning centre.
Claire Cakebread is a Learn with Aegis rep working for the Yorkshire Building Society at the companies Lynch Wood offices in Peterborough. Claire has recently been promoting Quick Reads to staff at the site to encourage colleagues to get back into reading.