Working with employers
Night shift workers at Greencore have been able to improve their English skills thanks to a Project Worker from the BFAWU working with the sites ULR and the employer to set up a tester course that fitted around their working hours.
Somerset County Council has signed a local apprenticeship agreement with UNISON aimed at protecting apprentices.
Unions provide a wide range and diversity of learning in the workplaces they cover – as this snapshot from Tesco’s stores covered by Usdaw in the North West demonstrates.
Adrienne Dawn Ward is an Usdaw Union Learning Rep. Adrienne has recently arranged British Sign Language courses in her workplace and here talks about why she feels they are important.
Samantha Hatcher Swann is Executive Director at Blossoms Care Service Ltd and recently achieved a Level 3 Award in Education and Training thanks to the support from the POA Learning.
Usdaw Union Learning Rep (ULR) Sean Dixon has been presented with the unionlearn ULR of the Year Award for Supporting Disadvantaged Learners at this year’s unionlearn Annual Conference.
At the unionlearn Annual Conference this July Usdaw Union Learning Rep Michelle Whitley won the ULR award for Supporting Older Workers.