Author: Reece

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Future of Trade Unions

On 23rd October 2013 an event was held in one of the surrounding universities debating the role of Trade Unions in Contemporary Society. Organised by one of York Trades Council’s young executives, the event aimed to reach out, explain and inspire young people to the benefits of trade unions within work and modern politics. With […]