Morrisons Rathbones in Wakefield have been utilising the learning opportunities offered by the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) Learning Services to bring various courses to their site and support the workforce develop their skills.
Working with employers
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Each year unionlearn staff organise a number of campaigns around skills to encourage unions to get involved with workplace learning – and 2020 is going to be no different with a full range of annual campaigns and a few new ones.
I’d like to wish all our reps and learners a happy and successful new year from the whole unionlearn team.
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.
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.
Unite members at First Somerset and Avon in Weston-super-Mare are being encouraged to take a lunch time stroll along the seafront thanks to a new partnership organised by Unite the union.