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Sheffield TUC and BFAWU sign partnership agreement

New Trade Union Organiser for Sheffield On 14 February in Sheffield the partnership agreement between Sheffield Trades Union Council and BFAWU (the bakers union) to employ a part time Sheffield Union Organiser to work on the Sheffield Needs a Pay Rise campaign was formally signed. The General Secretary of BFAWU, Ronnie Draper spoke at the …

RMT suspends Northern Rail strike Substantial progress in talks through the offices of ACAS has allowed the union’s executive to suspend the on-going programme of strike action on Northern Rail over the retention and the role of the guard on their trains. The company have now offered a guarantee of a conductor on all trains, …

Diary of Events March-May 2019

Tuesday 5th March Sheffield Needs a Pay Rise meeting 6pm United Reform Church (Room 3 upstairs). Open to trade union and labour movement activists who want to help Sheffield TUC stamp out low pay, zero hours contracts and bullying bosses by organising workers into unions and exposing bad bosses in our city. Hear about progress …

Diary of Events February-March 2019 updated

Saturday 23rd February Demonstration against Tommy Robinson Fascist ‘Tommy Robinson’ has said he will rally in Salford, Greater Manchester, against the BBC on Saturday 23 February. Join the demonstration against Tommy Robinson.https://www.facebook.com/events/384440585674753/ Organised by Sheffield Stabd Up to Racism South Yorkshire Coach pick up points: 8:30am: Chesterfield – Town Hall, Rose Hill S40 1LP 9am: …

Announcing the New Trade Union Organiser for Sheffield

PRESS RELEASE Bakers Union (BFAWU) and Sheffield TUC join forces to combat low pay, zero hours and exploitation in our city. BFAWU/Sheffield TUC signing ceremony and speakers   Ronnie Draper General Secretary BFAWU Martin Mayer Secretary Sheffield TUC Bill Adams Secretary Yorks and Humber TUC Cllr Chris Peace (Sheffield City Council and PPC North Derbyshire) …

Well Done RMT

Sheffield TUC says: “WELL DONE, RMT!” BREAKTHROUGH IN TALKS WITH NORTHERN RAIL AS STRIKES CALLED OFF  Sheffield Trade Union Council sends its warmest wishes to striking RMT members who – after 47 days of solid strike action- have ended their strike action on Northern Rail. This comes after a major breakthrough in the talks between RMT …

Sheffield Stop and Scrap Universal Credit Campaign

“It affects us all”  Campaign Objectives Sheffield TUC has called together all supporting organisations to collaborate in a joint campaign to Stop and Scrap Universal Credit. In order to launch this campaign effectively we are asking those supporting organisations to sign up to the following objectives, as agreed at an initial meeting held on 17th …

Venezuela rally Tuesday 29th January 6pm United Reform Chapel

Public rally: yes to democracy in Venezuela, no to Trump’s coup Venezuela needs a peaceful, negotiated way forward – not intervention by Trump and Bolsonaro. Join us for a snap public rally so that Sheffield says yes to democracy in Venezuela, no to Trump’s coup! Organised by Sheffield Venezuela Solidarity Campaign   Venezuela is in …