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ULRs are trained by the Union in advising members on learning needs and opportunities. They have been recognised as having a significant impact on increasing motivation and enthusiasm for learning among employees, employers and in local communities.

ULRs often share a level of trust with their members and frequently engage with individuals who lack confidence or feel embarrassed about sharing their learning needs to their employer. The key tasks undertaken by learning representatives include:

GMB NEED ULRs - for additional information on the role of a Union Learning Rep within the North West and Irish Region please get in touch with us using the contact details found on this website.