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

BRITAIN CAN’T AFFORD ANOTHER TORY BUDGET

PRESS RELEASE  When the Tory Chancellor rises to present his November Budget Statement tomorrow, don’t expect any real good news for working class people. “Britain is the 6th wealthiest country in the world yet we have a record number of families

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Banner Theatre’s “Rise Like Lions” Thursday 16th November

Banner Theatre’s “Rise like Lions”, Thursday 16th November 7.30pm – doors open 6.45pm (bar open) Trades and Labour Club, 200 Duke Street Sheffield S2 3GA “Rise Like Lions” is coming to Sheffield, courtesy of Sheffield Trade Union Council! See flyer

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Communications Workers Union (CWU)   BALLOT RESULT

Communications Workers Union (CWU) BALLOT RESULT YES: 72,877 89.1% NO: 8,954 10.9% A 48-hour strike has been called for Thursday 19 October. But Royal Mail have secured an injunction to stop the strike   BALLOT RESULT   Independent Scrutineers’ reporting

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Are you coming with us to Manchester on Sunday 1st October #GetTheToriesOut?

Sunday 1st October Tories Out demo, outside Tory Party Conference, Coaches from Sheffield to Manchester organised by Sheffield Peoples Assembly and supported by Sheffield Trade Union Council. Subsidised coach travel to Manchester from Sheffield on the day at a reduced price

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Sheffield TUC tells CELSA – “Pay ROM strikers now!”

      Community Union members on strike for first pay rise in 10 years! at ROM steel engineering firm on Brightside Lane, Sheffield Sheffield TUC tells CELSA “Pay up now!”   PRESS RELEASE 3rd August 2017   Sheffield Trade Union

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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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