Nominations will be judged against the criteria listed below. Nominations do not have to address all the criteria, but the more evidence and examples you can provide, the better chance nominees have of being recognised by the judging panel.

Judging criteria for rep awards

  1. Building a stronger union

Effective recruitment and retention, increasing member activity (particularly under- represented groups), actively contributing to the union’s current campaigns. 

  1. Winning in the workplace

Successfully negotiating with management, bargaining for improvements/safeguarding conditions of service or working practices, and supporting members collectively. 

  1. Raising the profile of the union

Communicating effectively with members and non-members 

Judging Criteria for officer awards

  1. Building a stronger union

Effective recruitment and retention, increasing member activity (particularly under- represented groups), actively contributing to the union’s current campaigns. 

  1. Winning in the workplace

Successfully negotiating with management, bargaining for improvements/safeguarding conditions of service or working practices, and supporting members collectively. 

  1. Raising the profile of the union

Communicating effectively with members and non-members.  

  1. Supporting activists

Identifying, developing, and supporting representatives/activists. 

  1. Making an impact locally

Making a positive difference at local district/branch level. 

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