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University staff are right to strike over Pensions!

PRESS RELEASE Thursday 22nd February 2018 USS_A4_Strike_poster_Jan18 Sheffield TUC supports UCU members on strike across UK Today Join the UCU strike rally at 12 midday on Friday 23rd February outside Firth Court, University of Sheffield, Western Bank S10 2TN Open

I Love Unions! Other actions in Sheffield

On Wednesday 14th February activists protested outside Premier Inn on Angel Street in Sheffield City Centre. Premier Inns is a UNITE organising target and featured in a Dispatches TV programme on Monday highlighting bullying and bad working practices. Premier Inn

Jeremy Corbyn: Public ownership of energy to fight climate change

Jeremy Corbyn’s full speech at Labour’s Alternative Models of Ownership Conference on Sunday 11th February– setting out Labour’s vision for fighting climate change and building a just transition. It is a pleasure to close today’s conference, which has shown once

I ♥♥♥ Unions Week!

Sheffield TUC rally 12th February outside Town Hall to celebrate TUC I ♥ UNIONS Week!   It was bitterly cold so thanks to those who turned up to stand up for trade unions as a force for good in society

News you might have missed

Friday 09th February 2018 The government this week responded to the Taylor Review with its ‘Good Work Plan’, promising to raise awareness of employment rights among businesses and workers (but barely offering any new ones) and to place heavier sanctions

TUC National Heart Unions Week is taking place from Monday 12th February to Sunday 18th February 2018

Please support Sheffield TUC’s activities next week 12th Feb to 17th Feb during TUC “I Love Unions” week! Sheffield TUC is organising the following actions: (please scroll down for details): Sheffield Rally outside Town Hall, Pinstone Street 1230 til 1315hrs

TUC National Heart Unions Week – Sheffield Rally 12th February

TUC National Heart Unions Week is taking place from Monday 12th February to Sunday 18th February 2018 Sheffield Rally outside Sheffield Town Hall Monday 12th February 1230hrs (till about 1315hrs) Pinstone Street, Sheffield With speakers from the local trade union movement:  BILL ADAMS –

Briefings on Low Carbon Industrial Region Mon 5 Feb in Leeds

LOOK! Places available at either of two sessions on Monday 5th February in Leeds about the Low Carbon Industrial Strategy for our Region. It’s free to attend – just send an email to to let her know 12.30-1.30pm and

Diary of Events January-March 2018

Saturday 20th January – EDL not Welcome in Doncaster. The racist EDL are targeting their poison at the Roma community in Hexthorpe. Stand up to Racism Doncaster are holding a counter demo at the train station at 11am. Also supported

NEU Teachers strike at Westways School S10

Sheffield Trade Union Council supports NEU (National Education Union) members at Westways Primary School who have voted overwhelmingly to take strike action on Wednesday 6th, Thursday 7th, Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th December.  There is the potential for further action