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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.


BDA TU Rep Role.pdf


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 2023 to 31 December 2026.

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

BDA Trade Union Rep Notice Form 2023.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