Save the Union Learning Fund
THE UK GOVERNMENT has announced out of the blue that it will be scrapping the English Union Learning Fund. This would mean the end of the Federation of Entertainment Unions (FEU) Training Project and all the training which it provides to freelances in the FEU unions.
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) is leading the campaign to get the government to reverse the decision.
If you have not done so already, please sign the petition: see the TUC campaign page and circulate so that others can sign. There are also templates for letters you can send to MPs.
2 December 2020
A recent independent report shows that for every £1 spent on Union Learn, the economy gets £13 back in better wages and employment prospects, job retention, and so on, over the working life of those taking the courses.