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The BDA Trade Union Representative looks after the interests of BDA Members in the workplace with a variety of BDA member issues in respect of their employment and terms and conditions of employment. All our BDA TU reps are also trained and carry out the role of Health & Safety Representatives.

So why not become a BDA Trade Union Representative in your workplace.  For details of the role see the Trade Union Representatives Role Descriptor.


Trade Union Representatives Role Descriptor.


Election of BDA Trade Union Representatives

Elections of BDA Trade Union Representatives and H&S Representatives (a combined role) will take place every three years in accordance with the BDA Trade Union Terms of Reference and in accordance with the principles of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.

The current election period runs from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2022.

Nominations for TU Reps for the electoral period 2020-2022 will open on Monday 16 December 2019, and close on Friday 17 January 2020. If a ballot is required, then it will run from Monday 27 January 2020 to Monday 10 February 2020. Successful candidates will then take up office on Friday 14 February 2020. 

To nominate yourself for the role of TU Rep, please complete this form:

BDA Trade Union Rep Notice Form 2020-22.docx


Complaints in relation to the elections and ballots will be dealt with by the Head of Employment Relations and must be submitted in writing.

For further advice contact the BDA Trade Union Office Tel 0121 200 8021 or email