Category «Campaigns»

Sheffield TUC welcomes Spanish walkers for the climate

Reception and send-off outside Sheffield Town Hall 9am till 10am tomorrow **** “Marcha a Glasgow” sets off from Sheffield to Barnsley on Thursday 14th October  “We are delighted to welcome these fantastic Spanish walkers tomorrow Thursday 14th October as they march to Glasgow to protest outside COP26” said Martin Mayer, Secretary of Sheffield TUC. A group …

SHEFFIELD NEEDS A PAY RISE! IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Thursday 29th July 2021 It is with deep sadness and regret that we announce the departure of our wonderful Sheffield Union Organiser Rohan Kon who has achieved so much in the 18 months she has been with us. Rohan has been suffering from a health condition and has also had to endure the pain and …

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 …