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Trade Union Official

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Trade Union officials (TU officials) represent the interests of members of their trade union and speak for them in negotiations with employers. They work to improve the pay and working conditions of their members.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for local organisers are usually in the range of £20,000 to £25,000. Regional organisers can earn £40,000 to £50,000 or more.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
5370
1.7 %
RISE
2023
5459
  United Kingdom
2018
56875
1.7 %
RISE
2023
57854

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC)
Tel: 0141 337 8100
E-mail: info@stuc.org.uk
Website: http://www.stuc.org.uk/
Website (2): http://www.scottishunionlearning.com
Twitter: @ScottishTUC
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scottishtuc/

The website of the STUC Skills and Lifelong Learning Team which supports trades unions in Scotland to encourage and help workers take up opportunities to develop their learning and skills.

Trades Union Congress (TUC)
Tel: 020 7636 4030
E-mail: info@tuc.org.uk
Website: http://www.tuc.org.uk/
Website (2): http://www.unionlearn.org.uk/
Twitter: @The_TUC
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tradesunioncongress/

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