Trade Union Bill Rally – 12pm Saturday 31/10/15 – St Helen’s Square

Trade Union Bill Rally – 12pm Saturday 31/10/15 – St Helen’s Square York TUC are holding a rally to oppose the Tory government’s Trade Union Bill in the city-centre this Saturday. The rally, which starts at 12noon and is being held in St Helen’s Square in the heart of the city, will be addressed by […]

No 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 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 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 […]

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 […]

Collectivism 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 […]

Will Kaufman plays Woody Guthrie – Social Event in York

Dear friends, York TUC have been working in co-operation with York Labour Party to arrange a social event for all members to enjoy! Join us at Clements Hall on Saturday 28th February for a fabulous show by the very highly regarded Will Kaufman. Will takes his show all over the world! From America to Finland […]

Picturehouse 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” <> Date: Jan 8, 2015 4:13 PM Subject: Picturehouse Cinemas living wages campaign – […]

The Royal College of Midwives

RCM Vacancy

The Royal College of Midwives have a vacancy for a Project Worker on their Maternity Support Worker (MSW) project, and have asked us to bring it to your attention. Please contact the RCM for any further details or to apply.