Category: Events

Posts relating to events being organised, sponsored or supported 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

Trade Unionism at the British Conference of Undergraduate Research

York Trades Council member discusses paper at British Conference of Undergraduate Research. The British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR) is an annual conference taking place at different venues across the UK. This year the conference was hosted at Winchester University and displayed a wide variety of research topics. It was good to see that amongst […]

2015 York TUC AGM

The 2015 York TUC AGM took place on Wednesday 11th March with representatives present from many of our affiliated branches. At the meeting changes to some rules were voted on and an updated copy of the rules will be available via this website shortly. An updated affiliation form will also be made available soon. The […]

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Trades Union Congress – Decent Jobs Week: York street stall

Trades Union Congress – Decent Jobs Week: York street stall. Come and join us this Saturday from 11:00am until 2:00pm in St Helen’s Square, York for further information about Decent Jobs Week.

Defend NHS Meeting in Leeds

Please see the message below which has come via the Yorkshire & Humber TUC about an event taking place in Leeds this week for Defend NHS groups and interested parties. Hi All With the NHS up the political agenda as the Political parties scrabble for votes it feel like time for big gestures as well […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!

Thank you

Thanks to all who attended Banner Theatre’s performance of In A Right State! yesterday evening at Scarcroft School. We hope you had an enjoyable evening! Thanks also go to Neil Foster, TUC Policy & Campaigns Officer Yorkshire & Humber Region for addressing the audience about the living wage and the Pay Rise demo in London […]