Category «Campaigns»

Solidarity with Greek Trade Unions: Athens Court declares Golden Dawn a criminal organisation of murderers and fascists. Verdicts send ‘clear message’ on racism and hate speech

Sheffield TUC welcomes the decision by the Court in Athens on October 7th 2020 to convict seven leaders of the Golden Dawn party of directing a criminal organisation – while convicting 11 other former Golden Dawn MPs of participating in a criminal organisation.  The seven leaders of Golden Dawn – Nikos Michaloliakos, Christos Pappas, Artemis …

SHEFFIELD NEEDS A PAY RISE!

Many thanks to all the union branches, Labour Party branches, and other organisations and individuals who have responded to our Funding Appeal to pay for our Sheffield Union Organiser Rohan Kon. We are delighted to report that we have now not only covered our share of Rohan’s salary for this year, but have begun covering  our 2021 costs as well. …

International Workers Memorial Day 1230hrs- 1315hrs Tuesday 28th April 2020

By ZOOM video call : https://zoom.us/j/95248079558 “Remember the Dead – Fight for the Living” Opened by the Lord Mayor Cllr. Tony Downing Presided over by Sheffield TUC President Bob Jeffery STEVE TURNER Assistant General Secretary, UNITE the Union Louise Haigh MP and Olivia Blake MP On behalf of the Sheffield Labour MPs Cllr. Julie Dore  Leader, Sheffield City Council …

FUNDING APPEAL FOR SHEFFIELD UNION ORGANISER

SHEFFIELD NEEDS A PAY RISE! Our brilliant new Sheffield Union Organiser Rohan Kon started work on 4th January 2020, picking up where Jack Pearson left off. Already she has made a dramatic difference, linking up many young exploited workers, revitalising our Sheffield Needs a Pay Campaign, developing and training young workers and activists as “canvassers”, …