Danny Corfe was elected as a Union Learning Rep (ULR) with Usdaw in September 2008, joining a team of reps at Bakemark, now CSM, in Bromborough, Merseyside. During that time, Danny has progressed on to becoming the ULR coordinator for the on-site Learning Centre and built a new team of reps.
TUC Northern is calling for nominations for regional awards that recognise the importance of union representatives in building the Trade Union movement in the workplace.
As a Learning Centre we like to engage with all national learning events we can. This is because it gives us extra resources and gives us a focus that we can add to our everyday Usdaw learning offer.
The latest Supporting Learners News is now out and is packed full of ideas to inspire reps and learners alike.
Unionlearn will be running a “Supporting Younger Workers” week from 26th – 30th November to tie in with the TUC Young Worker Month.
Usdaw ULR Fliss Pryce-Page won this year’s TUC learning award at Congress in recognition of the support she is giving to Tesco workers from Skegness to Leicester.
The government is currently running a one-year trial to fully fund courses for learners aged over 19 who are earning less than £15,736.50 a year.
Union Learning Reps in workplaces across the country are being encouraged to nominate learners, employers or projects that they have been working with for the 2019 Festival of Learning Awards.
Usdaw has been supporting the apprenticeship programme with Tesco retail for some time and has more recently been involved in the pilots around the Tesco LGV apprentices within the Distribution centres.
The nights are drawing in and it is the ideal time to find a cosy spot to settle down with the winter edition of unionlearn’s The Learning Rep.