Category: News

This is the News section of Sheffield Trades and Labour Union Council.

Dave Gibson, Secretary Barnsley TUC R.I.P.

Very much saddened to hear the news today that Dave Gibson Chair of Barnsley Trade Union Council has died. He had been bravely fighting cancer for several months. Dave was a committed and sincere trade unionist, a tirless campaigner and

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Sheffield TUC welcomes defeat of Theresa May

PRESS RELEASE Post-election rally tonight 5.30pm outside Sheffield Town Hall (Bring your union banners)   Sheffield Trade Union Council welcomes the election result which ends the Tory majority and marks a massive personal defeat for Theresa May. “This is a

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Sheffield TUC – why trade unions support Labour’s manifesto

Sheffield TUC is campaigning on the Moor, Sheffield this Saturday 3rd June from 12 pm till 2.30pm outside Sheffield Market with our brilliant leaflet “Why Trade unions support Labour’s Manifesto”. You get a sneal preview of the leaflet here Sheffield

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International Workers Memorial Day 28th April 2017

  Wreath laying ceremony and speeches outside Sheffield Town Hall, Pinstone Street 1230hrs- 1330hrs Friday 28th April 2017   Opened by Lord Mayor Cllr. Denise Fox   This year’s speakers include Paul Blomfield MP Sheffield Central Cllr Julie Dore, Leader

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BREXIT Statement by ETUC

Theresa may will activate Article 50 by letter to the EU on Wednesday 29th March. Whatever your views on BREXIT, all trade unionists should be concerned at Tories’ plans for a “Hard BREXIT” where the emphasis is on tough immigration

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NO JOY IN HAMMOND’S BUDGET FOR WORKING PEOPLE

PRESS RELEASE Wednesday 8th March 2017  Philip Hammond’s Tory Budget today brings no joy for working class families and austerity continues, says Sheffield Trade Union Council. Benefit cuts from April He could have reversed George Osborne’s planned cuts to welfare

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STUC AGM 28th February Guest speaker: Mick Cash RMT General Secretary

 Tuesday 28th February 160th AGM Sheffield Trade Union Council  7pm Trades and labour Club 200 Duke Street Sheffield S2 5QQ Guest speaker: Mick Cash RMT General Secretary. Nominations invited for STUC Officers and Executive Committee. Nomination form to be submitted

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“I Daniel Blake” 7pm Trades and Labour Club Monday 23rd January 2017

SHEFFIELD TRADE UNION COUNCIL presents a showing of “I, Daniel Blake”  the stunning new film by Ken Loach 7pm  Monday 23rd January in The Concert Room, Trades & Labour Club, 200 Duke Street, Sheffield S2 5QQ I Daniel Blake  see flyerI

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NEWS DIGEST December 2016

In this issue: • UNION NEWS –get your trade union news on the web • Cuba Solidarity Campaign tribute to Fidel Castro • Deaf Community Workers dispute in Sheffield • FBU – Support the Firefighters 100 Lottery • Defend Sheffield Central Library   – 38 Degrees

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Sheffield TUC Delegate meeting Tuesday 22nd November

  7pm Trades and Labour Club 200 Duke Street Sheffield S2 5QQ (use side entrance on Talbot ST) Guest Speakers: Eileen Turnbull Shrewsbury 24 Campaign . 24 pickets were arrested after the 1972 national building workers strike and charged with

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