“Things I could do to get where I want to be”: the power of union learning

My name is Ann Mckelvey and I am a ULR for UNISON in Leeds. I am very passionate about promoting UNISON and the learning opportunities that are, and should be available. Last year I was in hospital for a major operation. As I made my recovery, I was promoting UNISON services to nursing staff and patients […]

“The impact is immense”

In this guest blog Carol McGrath, UNISON learning project worker in Leeds, explains why union learning is so important to her. I have always had a passion for lifelong learning and I strongly believe learning enables people to live a happier and fulfilled life. A few years ago, happy with my career path and content […]

November’s Inclusive Learning Bulletin is out now!

UNISON is urging the government to reverse its decision to axe the Union Learning Fund (ULF) and preserve the vital lifeline that helps 200,000 workers every year improve their skills, progress in their jobs and boost their employers’ productivity. In this month’s Inclusive Learning Bulletin we share ways in which you can help us campaign […]

The union learning difference

In the stories below you’ll read about UNISON members who have been able to make a real difference to their lives through union learning. But union learning is under threat. The government plans to cut the Union Learning Fund, which allows us to extend our reach and bring more learning opportunities to more members – […]