Category «Campaigns»

Fighting back against Fire and Rehire

Sheffield TUC agreed at its March Delegate meeting to support workers who are fighting back against Fire and Rehire – an increasingly common tactic being used by employers as they seek to roll back workers’ terms and conditions post-COVID. We have sent £100 donations to the GMB British Gas dispute and the UNITE Go-Ahead bus …

TRANS SOLIDARITY

Sheffield Trade Union Council agrees statement on TRANS SOLIDARITY and pledges a welcoming environment to all Trans people  “Trans people face discrimination and abuse on a daily basis” said Martin Mayer Secretary Sheffield TUC. “They need our solidarity and support. Instead of hatred, they need our understanding; instead of abuse – or even assault- they need our …

Sheffield says “We 🧡 UNIONS”

Sheffield Trades Council has been promoting Trade Unions during TUC 🧡 UNIONS Week. Because of the COVID restrictions, we could not run a stall or any other sort of public gathering, so we decided to promote the message in two ways. Firstly a banner drop from Park Square roundabout footbridge, with the simple message “WORKERS …

Sheffield Union Organiser’s Annual Report

SHEFFIELD NEEDS A PAY RISE!  continued to inspire in 2020!  Our  fantastic new Union Organiser, Rohan Kon, has been busy talking to and inspiring workers to stand up and fight back against low pay, zero hours contracts and not put up with mistreatment at work, such as inadequate sanitary facilities, sexual harassment or bullying. We …

Stop the job Loss Nightmare – Extend Furlough

Sheffield Cavalcade and Rally Saturday 31st October Organised by Sheffield TUC, Sheffield TUC CV19 Council of Action, People Before Profit and Peoples Assembly. To join the cavalcade, please bring your motor vehicle outside Hicks Building, Hounslow Road (University of Sheffield It is a no through road so cars can assemble there temporarily). Please print/make posters …

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. …