Category: Press release

Press releases from 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

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 […]

NHS workers on strike

NHS strikes

NHS workers across the country are striking this morning as the government have refused their request for a 1% pay increase. The government’s unwillingness is tantamount to a pay cut in real terms for thousands of nurses, midwives and ambulance staff. York TUC fully supports the strike and wishes to send a message of solidarity […]

TUC prepare to welcome the Liberal Democrats to York

As many of you are no doubt already aware, the Liberal Democrats will be holding their Conference over the weekend commencing 8th March and the TUC, both locally and regionally, are mobilising a demonstration against their shameful support of the austerity policies of one of the most severe Tory Governments in political history. For full details of the […]

York and Districts Trades Union Council: A Peoples History

York TUC has recently donated their old banner to the Peoples History Museum’s archive in Manchester. The museum is well known for its extensive collection of trade union banners and may be put on display in the near future. The Trades Council was founded in 1890 against a backdrop of significant developments in British trade […]


19th September 2013: For immediate release. YORK Trades Union Council (YTUC) are sending coaches carrying York citizens to Manchester to tell David Cameron and the Conservative Party conference that the people of York do not want their NHS privatised. The North West Regional TUC has called a demonstration and has invited unions, trades councils and […]