Jo Brand backs union learning and 24,000 union learning reps

Popular TV star, comedian and novelist Jo Brand, will today (Thursday 11th June) chair the third unionlearn annual conference, where the TUC’s learning and skills organisation will celebrate the training of 24,000 union learning reps (ULRs). Unionlearn and trade unions have surpassed the target of 22,000 ULRs by 2010 set with the Government. Jo will also present the unionlearn Quality Award to 27 education providers for providing courses tailored to trade union members’ needs.