Working with employers

Working with employers

In this section you will find information on how to incorporate skills into a formal part of the bargaining process ensuring fair access to skills training for all trade union members.

Unionlearn Conference – Booking now open

News

The unionlearn Annual Conference is the flagship event for Union Learning Reps (ULRs), unions and organisations interested in supporting workplace learning – and booking is now open. This year’s event, entitled “Apprenticeships are Union Business”, will bring together...

Usdaw ULR Liz is the Colleague’s colleague

Case study

Elizabeth Moore-Wilson works for Sainsbury’s. She is a shop steward, health and safety rep and a ULR. She is very active in her local store and regularly goes to other local stores and the supermarket in Darlington to represent members and promotes courses for Lifelong...

PCS promote a culture of learning in Northumbria thanks to ULR Matthew

Case study

Matthew Mulroy is the PCS Branch Learning Coordinator at Cobalt House which is part of Child Maintenance Group (CMG) which is part of Department of Work and Pensions (DWP). Thanks to Matthew’s hard work PCS’s DWP Northumbria Branch has seen a resurgence in workplace...

Usdaw ULR Sean encourages Reading Ahead at DHL Argos

Case study

Staff at DHL Argos in Castleford marked the success of their reading year with a special event, thanks to Usdaw, and the local Union Learning Rep Sean Dixon. Thanks to Sean’s continued hard work and enthusiasm, 36 people completed Reading Ahead in 2015/16, a significant...

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