A four week “Writing matters” course organised by Usdaw Union Learning Reps at a Next Distribution site in West Yorkshire has proved popular – not only with members but also with managers.
UNISON learning rep Vilpa Lillie has used her mentoring skills to help two apprentices in her department at energy provider E.ON stay the distance, complete their qualifications and move on in their careers.
TUC South West is organising an event in Bristol next February that will give reps the opportunity to explore “ Work, Skills and Going Digital ”, and find out the impact future changes could have on their members.
Unionlearns latest Learning Rep e-magazine is just out and bursting full of new stories, recent resources and inspiring ideas.
In the latest edition of the Learning Rep e-magazine, we have the following:
- Sue Mann is ULR of the Year
- Public service partnerships
- Training disabled freelancers
- Mentoring apprentices
- Value My Skills resources
- Get Help to Retrain launches
The news of the collapse of holiday company Thomas Cook leaving thousands of holiday makers stranded made the headlines in October, however this also had a massive impact on nearly 10,000 staff in the company who faced redundancy. Many of these staff were represented by Unite the Union – who stepped...
PCS’s Union Learning Fund project enables civil servants and other public sector staff to access a wide range of learning opportunities, whether they are new starters on an apprenticeship or older people keen to develop their transferable skills.
Union Learning Reps and the team from Learn with Unite in North East , Yorkshire and Humber had a busy time during Mental Health Awareness Day this October where they supported a number of workplaces including Barclays, York Hospital and Hull City Council across the region raising awareness of...
For Young Workers Month and supporting young learner week, Kathryn Mackridge looks at some of the skills and training trends for young workers and how reps can help to develop them at work.