No To Austerity – Yes To Workers’ Rights: TUC demo at the Tory Party Conference 4th October 2015No To Austerity – Yes To Workers’ Rights: TUC demo at the Tory Party Conference 4th October 2015

Just months after the re-election of a Conservative Government – and without the restraining hand of their previous coalition partners, the Tories are pushing full speed ahead with their anti-trade union, neo-liberal and Right-wing agenda. Following one of the most vicious budgets in living memory, and an administration which singularly failed to get the deficit […]

Trade Unionism at the British Conference of Undergraduate ResearchTrade 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 […]

York trade unionists to honour the workplace deadYork trade unionists to honour the workplace dead

steps of York Minster, 12pm noon Tuesday April 28th Commemorated on 28th April each year, International Workers’ Memorial Day encourages us to “Remember the dead and, fight for the living”. Trade unions remember all those killed through work, while at the same time seek to ensure that such tragedies are not repeated. Workers’ Memorial Day […]

Collectivism and the Labour MovementCollectivism and the Labour Movement

Trades council member publishes research in peer-reviewed journal discussing the role of collectivism in the labour movement. On Tuesday 17 February the University of Huddersfield officially launched its first peer-reviewed journal Fields. This journal has centred on high quality student research from a wide range of subjects in the institution. Within this first volume I […]

Picturehouse Cinemas living wages campaign – Living Wage coming to West NorwoodPicturehouse Cinemas living wages campaign – Living Wage coming to West Norwood

We’ve had an update on BECTU’s Living Wage campaign in Picturehouse Cinemas from the Going to Work website. It’s one step closer for Trade Union members at York’s City Screen. ———- Forwarded message ———- From: “BECTU campaigns via Going to Work” <contact@goingtowork.org.uk> Date: Jan 8, 2015 4:13 PM Subject: Picturehouse Cinemas living wages campaign – […]