Leeds TUC fully supports the BFAWU members in McDonalds taking strike action for the first ever time over job insecurity, working hours and low pay. We are part of organising a solidarity rally on 4th September at 4.30pm onwards outside the McDonalds on Boar Lane/Briggate – facebook event here You can also find out more… Continue reading Support the first ever #McStrike
Facebook event / Eventbrite page The Leeds Convention held on 3 June 1917 might possibly claim to be the largest ‘anti-war’ conference held in Britain during the First World War but in any case it has been described by Ralph Miliband as ‘perhaps the most remarkable gathering of the period’. It saw 3,500 people from… Continue reading Celebrate 100 years since the Leeds Convention in solidarity with the Russian Revolution
At its March delegate meeting, Leeds TUC passed the following motion calling on Leeds City Council to take measures to tackle air pollution in the city. “We note the recent authoritative and detailed report on air pollution in London stating that a quarter of schools & other educational institutions are exposed to illegally high levels… Continue reading Leeds TUC calls on Leeds City Council to tackle air pollution
Two of Leeds TUC’s delegates recently won awards presented to them at the Yorkshire & Humber TUC AGM this month. Haydn Moody – Long Service Outstanding Acheivement Award Haydn worked in transport for all of his working life starting at the age of 16 when he joined the TGWU and remaining an active Trade Unionist… Continue reading Leeds TUC delegates receive regional recognition
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Leeds TUC is organising transport to the #OurNHS national demonstration in London on March 4th. Places can be booked via calling Leeds Unison on 0113 2440810 (9am-5pm, weekdays). For more info, please see our facebook event. At our delegate meeting on November 30th, we passed the following motion: The NHS is in crisis – 25,000… Continue reading Leeds TUC Organises Transport to #OurNHS demo, March 4th
At tonight’s delegate meeting (29th June 2016), Leeds TUC delegates passed an emergency motion in support of Jeremy Corbyn