Unite Community to come to York!

photoUnite the union has established a national initiative called ‘Unite Community’. Unite Community will act as a union for the unemployed and the retired who cannot join most work unions. They will soon be setting up a branch in York to continue their work in giving a voice to those who are marginalised by society.

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Anti-Budget Rally

rallyThe attendance of over 200 people at our Budget Day Rally, which brought together several anti-austerity groups in York, was overwhelming. The attendees ranged from teenagers from the Youth Fight for Jobs movement, to young families with children, to union representatives, to pensioners. Few sectors of society are lucky enough to remain untouched by the new wave of cuts, and the election of a Tory majority this year has turned dissatisfaction into a real drive to enact the change this country needs. Continue reading