Category «Events»

Make Schools Safer Emergency Council of Action Committee 5 January 7pm

  Tuesday 5th January 7pm. See attachment for zoom link details The National Education Union’s (NEU) has made an urgent call to suspend the reopening of schools (except for children of key workers/vulnerable children) after the Christmas Holidays. The resurgence of the pandemic is a cause for great concern across the nation, and even though infection rates …

Diary of Events December 2020 – January 2021

Tuesday 1st December 7pm *People Before Profit* Fight job losses. Fight the virus. Support the strikes Live Online meeting via: Facebook, YouTube and Zoom. https://fb.me/e/3eApuWqog Speakers include: John McDonnell MP: Steve Turner, Unite Assistant General Secretary: Grace Blakeley, journalist: Mark Porter, UNITE Convenor Rolls Royce Barnoldswick:  Jacqui Applebee, chair of Doctors in UNITE: Kevin Brown, …

Diary of Events end of November to end of December 2020

Monday 23rd November 6.30pm “Claps Don’t Pay The Bills” Labour Unions Ahead of the Government’s Comprehensive Spending Review, join our Rally for Fair Pay to demand a real Living Wage now, and a proper pay rise for our Keyworker heroes. Anneliese Dodds MP, Shadow Chancellor: Angela Rayner MP, Labour Party Deputy Leader: Mick Whelan, Chair …

Diary of Events end of October to end of November 2020

Saturday 31st October 10.30am Cavalcade then rally at 12 noon Stop the job Loss Nightmare – Extend Furlough (Sheffield street event) To join the cavalcade, please bring your motor vehicle to Hicks Building, Hounslow Road. Please print/make posters to stick in car windows – some will be available at the start. Cavalcade will call at …

BETTER BUSES IN YORKSHIRE CAMPAIGN

DAY OF ACTION Tuesday 6th October and public zoom meeting 6pm Monday 19th October to speak to our Council Leaders to let them know what WE think! Can you join us in this community-wide campaign to pressure our local leaders to save our buses and bring them back under public control? Sheffield TUC is joining Better Buses …

Diary of Events September 2020

Friday 4th September Handover of petition “Don’t Fine Parents” 11am Sheffield Town Hall. Handover of the 111,000 signatures. Don’t punish parents! Let us decide when it’s safe to take our kids back to school. Jennifer Dunstanstarted this Change.org petition to Prime Minister Boris Johnson (Prime Minister). If a small number of people can come so that I can get …

Better Buses South Yorkshire meeting

Better Buses South Yorkshire meetingWednesday 19th August at 6pm.   With the South Yorkshire Bus Review now finalised, it’s time to step up the campaign for a better bus service. Years of privatisation and regulation have seen profits extracted to private shareholders whilst bus services have contracted and the service has fallen into interminable decline. It doesn’t have to be this way. …

BUILD BACK BETTER Youth Strike for Climate rally 25.07.2020

Sheffield TUC press statement Youth Strike for Climate Protest Rally  1pm Saturday 25th July Outside Sheffield Town Hall BUILD BACK BETTER * Invest now in a sustainable recovery post-COVID * Ensure a green carbon-free future and save our planet * Create good, well-paid jobs * No return to austerity, job losses, pay cuts  Sheffield Trade …

Diary of Events end of July and beginning of August 2020

Thursday 23rd July Sheffield TUC CV19 Council of Action – International Topic: Coronavirus, Black Lives Matters and Union Action in the United States Here is the zoom link: Topic: CV19 Council of Action Time: Jul 23, 2020 07:00 PM London Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83704340820 Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the US trade union …