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Diary of Events – September 2021

Tuesday 14th September. TUC Congress fringe webinar: “Future-proof every workplace: How trade unions can lead a just climate transition in every industry” 13:30-14:30, online Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YcHOP-GcT8mvdIFoJxETeQ Climate science is clear: every industry and every workplace needs a plan for a zero carbon future. High-carbon workplaces are at the frontline of this transformation. Done right, climate …

Diary of Events Summer Edition2021

Wednesday 28th July “Don’t Let Corporate Courts Block Climate Action” 7pm till 8pm Zoom webinar organised by Global Action Now Register here: https://globaljustice.us14.list-manage.com/track/click?u=eebd66b68746be9844586842a&id=4f1cec3dce&e=0c25474dcd Jean Blaylock, Campaigns & Policy Manager, Global Justice Now Niels Jongerius, Economic Justice Programme, Transnational Institute Stuart Trew, Director, Trade and Investment Research Project, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Corporate courts, written …

Sheffield TUC CV19 Action Committee Tuesday 3rd August

Britain is opening up fast – too fast? We have one of the highest death rates per head of population and the DELTA variant is spreading. Other nations are watching events in the UK unfold with some alarm. Most health workers, transport workers and those in retail want to keep at least some restrictions in place. But the vaccination rate …

Diary of Events July – August 2021

Thursday 15th July “False Solutions and Dangerous Distractions” 6pm-7:30pm Political Strategy Discussion organised by Friends of the Earth Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/93137875217 Silvia Ribeiro – ETC Group Pascoe Sabido – Corporate Europe Observatory Andy Stirling – University of Sussex In this week’s discussion evening, we will discuss dangerous technologies that are emerging as the newest “fix” to …

NHS 73rd Birthday National Action Day Saturday 3rd July Assemble 12 noon rally and march Barkers Pool, Sheffield

PRESS RELEASE   Solidarity with NHS workers – Say NO to 1%! *** Defend OUR NHS. Say NO to privatisation. Reverse the Tories’ underfunding/austerity cuts. ***  “Sheffield Trade Union Council is proud to support NHS health workers and care workers demonstrating tomorrow, Saturday 3rd July on the 73rd anniversary of the birth of our National …

Diary of Events June July 2021

Wednesday 16th June   “Peace and Democracy for Kurdish People” 6.30pm Webinar organised by GFTU “One of the most worrying attacks on a democratic political party and a people in the world today is what is happening to the Parliamentary Party the HDP (People’s Democratic Party) in Turkey and the Kurds. We asked our lawyer Paul …

Sheffield May Day Saturday 1st May

Many thanks to all those who took part in our International Workers Day/Kill the Bill Day of Action on Saturday 1st May especially to our speakers at both Devonshire Green and Barkers Pool. See photos and programme of events with lists of speaker below that This was the programme of events:   Assemble at Devonshire Green for …

International Workers Memorial Day Wednesday 28th April 2021

“Remember the Dead – Fight for the Living”  Please see below a photographic record of the wreath laying ceremony at 11am outside Sheffield Town Hall and a video recording of our Zoom meeting with speakers at 1230hrs 1100hrs Wreath-laying Ceremony by the Memorial Tree  outside Sheffield Town Hall, Pinstone Street   f         …

Diary of Events April 2021

6.30 pm Monday 12th April Sheffield Stop the Police Bill public meeting “Join this open meeting to discuss what we can do together to stop this bill and what our strategy will be over the coming months. Much help is needed to make sure we are heard when we say that Sheffield rejects the bill! …