Author: York TUC

Corbyn gains the “overwhelming” support of York & District TUC

Jeremy Corbyn has notched up yet another ringing endorsement from the trade union movement – the overwhelming support of York & District TUC. In a press release issued yesterday, the trade union umbrella group – representing unions throughout the York and District area, laid out their reasons for supporting the embattled incumbent candidate: Following a […]

Yorkshire Regional TUC honours the martyrs of Health & Safety – pictures

This year’s annual commemoration of Workers’ Memorial Day – an event that takes place for trade unionists and members of the labour movement to pay tribute to the thousands of workers who have died unnecessarily in the workplace, had something of a special significance. York & District TUC celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2015 – […]

This Saturday 1st November! YORK FIRST WORLD WAR DAY-SCHOOL

YORK FIRST WORLD WAR DAY-SCHOOL: THE ANTI-WAR PERSPECTIVE Saturday 1st November 2014, Priory Street Centre The York First World War Day-School will provide an alternative to the Government programme of commemoration.  This day-school aims to offer explanations of why the war was fought, and how the war was conducted, in as accessible way as possible.  […]

#18Oct – Save The Date!

York TUC has agreed to organise transport for activists wishing to attend the demonstration and rally on 18th October 2014 in London in support of the Britain Needs A Pay Rise campaign. We have previously organised on this issue in York with a stall on Parliament Street, and would urge as many as possible from […]

2014 Affiliation forms now available

The new 2014-15 affiliation form is now available to download from the affiliation page. York TUC encourages all affiliated branches to re affiliate for the 2014-15 year. Currently only the .docx version is available, requiring Microsoft Word 2007 or later but other formats will be uploaded shortly. As soon as the first forms are completed […]


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 […]

York TUC Coaches to Manchester – NHS 29/9 Rally

For tickets on the York TUC coach click here: Tell the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester: SAVE OUR NHS. Defend Jobs and Services. No to Austerity. March and Rally – Sunday 29 September 2013 Supporters of the National Health Service and all those who want to defend jobs, services and a decent welfare state will […]

Trades Council Delegate Meeting

Reminder to all delegates: The next meeting of York & District Trades Union Council is this Wednesday, 14th August at 7:30pm. Venue: TSSA, 51-53 Nunnery Lane, York, YO23 1AH Free parking in Nunnery Lane car park if you have a York Resident car badge, or £2 without.

Royle Family star addresses York trade unionists

Royle Family star Ricky Tomlinson addressed a packed public meeting of almost 200 trade unionists on Wednesday night as part of a TUC campaign against the blacklisting of union activists. Tomlinson, who was jailed for 2 years in the 1970’s after taking part in the first national builders’ strike in 1972, has been campaigning for […]

York TUC EGM next week

Reminder to delegates: York TUC EGM, 10th July 2013, 7:30pm Venue: TSSA, 51-53 Nunnery Lane, York, YO23 1AH Next Wednesday will be the Extraordinary General Meeting of York TUC, to vote on rule changes submitted in April. It is anticipated the EGM will last no more than about 15 minutes and the regular Delegates Meeting […]