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Huge TUC March Brings the Issue of Poverty Pay to YorkHuge TUC March Brings the Issue of Poverty Pay to York

The massive Trades Union Congress (TUC) demonstration in London on 18th October, which attracted around 100,000 trade unionists and community campaigners from right across the country, was the opening salvo in the campaign by the TUC for the abolition of zero hours contracts and the campaign for employers to implement a Living Wage. The statistics […]

This Saturday 1st November! YORK FIRST WORLD WAR DAY-SCHOOLThis 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.  […]

Ricky Tomlinson Comes to York!Ricky Tomlinson Comes to York!

Join our Facebook event here. Check out the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign website with background and news on the continuing fight here. Ricky’s latest Guardian article on the Shrewsbury 24 and current blacklisting. Leaflet for the meeting. Put it on the noticeboard at work, hand it out to friends! Notice in The Press.

Workers Memorial Day: Government Plans to Scrap Workplace Health & SafetyWorkers Memorial Day: Government Plans to Scrap Workplace Health & Safety

How inappropriate that the week before Workers Memorial Day (28th April) the House of Lords should see fit to make changes to the Health & Safety At Work Act by removing civil liability for breaches of health and safety regulations. In an attempt to end what the Government insultingly calls the “compensation culture” peers have approved […]

Hands off our NHS!Hands off our NHS!

Saturday 6th April witnessed activists from all over Yorkshire gather in York to fight to defend our National Health Service. The march was organised to highlight and oppose the further fragmentation and privatisation outlined in the Governments Health and Social Care Act 2012, which came into practise at the start of the month. The march […]

York TUC supports the ‘Reclaim your NHS’ regional demo in York April 6thYork TUC supports the ‘Reclaim your NHS’ regional demo in York April 6th

In 2012 the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats pushed the Health and Social care act through parliament, despite mass opposition from the public and health professionals.  Neither party proposed such changes in their manifesto and therefore had no mandate for this top down re-organisation and privatisation of the NHS. The cost of this programme is £1.4bn, […]