Barney O’Connor was a GMB rep when he decided to enrol at Birkbeck, University of London. This gave him a head start for the LLB course, which accredited as a qualifying law degree by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board.
I want to tell the story of my full time GMB Officer, Alyn Thomas, and how he has been extraordinarily supportive to me during my tenure as shop steward at my place of work.
A GMB Union Learning Rep at Nottinghamshire County Council was named winner of the Andy Becker Union Learning Rep Award at the 2018 TUC Midlands Reps Awards Night – held this year at Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
The GMB’s ReachOut project lives up to its name by supporting learners in workplaces and local communities across the north-west.
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.
IT students in Keighley, West Yorkshire, have improved their chances of a successful transition into the world of work by taking part in an exercise to design and make marketing materials for the GMB.
I was going to write about maths, but then I remembered that maths is for nerds, not to mention boring, why should I care to learn, I never use maths....
GMB members set to benefit from high-quality, fully funded learning programmes at Portals Paper Mill in Bathford.
More than a dozen young unemployed people from Salford have completed traineeships that have helped them move on to apprenticeships or full-time jobs, thanks to a successful partnership between the GMB learning project ReachOut, adult learning centre St Antony’s and TDB Training.