Category: Campaigns

Posts relating to campaigns being run by York TUC.

Trade Unionists set for initial strikes at York District Hospital – more to follow

“You will not steam-roller these plans through if we have anything to do with it – and if you do, there will be hell to pay.” – Leigh Wilks, York TUC President

Stagecoach/Virgin to run East Coast

Despite the campaign York TUC supported to Keep East Coast Public it seems the government has gifted the profitable public service to Stagecoach and Virgin. More details reported by BBC News.

Lobby for a Railway Fit for the Future!

In the next few weeks the government will announce their future plans for rail services in the north, let’s make sure they know that York wants investment, improvements and lower ticket prices! Join York TUC – and our RMT friends – at the National Railway Museum to lobby Rail Minster Claire Perry and Northern Rail […]

Please complete our survey

Please complete our survey of pay and conditions for those working in the York area. We aim to use the information we obtain to focus our campaigning efforts on the areas and sectors of the city which could improve their employees pay, and our ultimate goal is to make York a Living Wage City. York […]

Come join us tomorrow

York TUC will be out in York City Centre tomorrow from 12 noon with our survey gauging the opinion of workers and shoppers and asking people to sign our Living Wage petition. As proven with businesses large and small alike, there simply aren’t enough valid reasons not to pay a decent wage any more. Our […]

York Needs A Pay Rise

As members of York TUC hit the streets of London to march for the Britain Needs A Pay Rise campaign, they are also preparing to launch the local York Needs A Pay Rise campaign. This has been covered in this weekend’s York Press. Read the article here.

A COACH FULL!

PLEASE NOTE THE LAST FEW SEATS ON THE COACH TO LONDON HAVE BEEN FILLED AND ALL ATTENDEES SHOULD HAVE RECEIVED THEIR TICKETS BY EMAIL. SEE YOU ON THE COACH!

Go Home On Time Day

With workers increasingly feeling the pressure to commit to longer hours with little or no pay rises it’s important to remember the advances in workers rights which were so hard fought for throughout the 20th century. Tomorrow (Wednesday 24th September) is Go Home On Time Day, a day where workers are encouraged to make a […]

Action: York Railway Station

Tomorrow (19th Aug) 7:30am-8:30am York Station Action for Rail (@ActionForRail) are organising further demonstrations in support of public ownership of the railways at stations across our region including York. If you are using the station tomorrow morning please stop and have a chat with one of the team to talk about how you can help. Or […]