9. What is the role of a union rep?


The role of the union rep can encompass a wide range of tasks and activities:

- Being the first point of contact for members

- Distributing union information to local members

- Feeding information on local issues to branch, regional and national officers

- Accompanying members in meetings with Deans/HOD/Managers, etc.

- Organising members’ meetings

- Communicating with members on issues in the workplace

- Recruiting new members