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Diary of events (last updated 15th December 2014)

    Monday 5th January “Action for Rail” national campaign day. Leafleting Sheffield rail station 0800hrs-0900hrs Saturday 24th January Sheffield TUC Black Workers event Pakistani Muslim Centre Darnall (see flyer attached) N.B. STUC in discussion with PMC about possible        postponement of this event to February – please watch out for announcements Tuesday 27th January …

UNITE Shelter Strike called off

  Concessions were made at ACAS talks today, and Shelter stewards have called off the impending strike (which was to start tomorrow) in order to put the concessions to the Shelter membership.   SO – THE PLANNED THREE DAY SHELTER STRIKE STARTING TOMORROW (TUESDAY 16 DECEMBER) HAS BEEN CALLED OFF SO MEMBERS CAN BE BALLOTED. …

UNITE: STRIKE AT SHELTER

Sheffield Trade Union Council supports SHELTER UNITE members on strike this coming week over appalling pay cuts. Sheffield SHELTER UNITE members are based at Furnival House on Furnival Gate in the city centre. It would be great to see Sheffield trade unionists showing their support on the picket lines. I am delighted to inform you …

In support of arrested Freedom Ride protesters

In support of arrested Freedom Ride protesters Monday 8th December Mass protest outside Sheffield Magistrates Court on Castle Street from 0845hrs onwards Post below from Dave Gibson (Barnsley Trades Council chair): The campaign to win back free train travel for older people in South Yorkshire is now well into its 9th month. In all that …

Aleida Guevara to speak in Sheffield  Tuesday 2 December, Sheffield

Aleida Guevara to speak in Sheffield Tuesday 2 December, Sheffield 2pm – University Of Sheffield SU Student Union Auditorium Western Bank, S10 2TG Ché Guevara’s daughter, Aleida, will be in Britain this winter for a short speaking tour and to participate in the Vigil for the Miami Five and Latin America Conference 2014. Aleida will join hundreds protesting outside the US …

Saturday 29th November 1030 -1230hrs Poverty in Sheffield Today meeting.

Saturday 29th November 1030 -1230hrs Poverty in Sheffield Today meeting. Victoria Hall Sheffield (see flyer attached) doors open at 0930hrs for tea and coffee This meeting has been organised by Church Poverty Action, Sheffield Peoples Assembly and Sheffield Equality Group to look at poverty in Sheffield today. Contributions will include the impact of benefits sanctions, …

Saturday 29th November 1000 -1230hrs Poverty in Sheffield Today meeting. 

Saturday 29th November 1000 -1230hrs Poverty in Sheffield Today meeting.  Victoria Hall Norfolk Street Sheffield (doors open 0930 tea and coffee provided) Reports on poverty in Sheffield today including the real story about Sheffield’s 12 Food banks and why people use them. What’s happening with Benefits Sanctions? How are people surviving with the Bedroom tax? Report of Sheffield’s Fairness Commission Need …

Yorkshire and the Humber TUC Young Workers’ Event, Pay Politics and Pressure.

Yorkshire and the Humber TUC Young Workers’ Event, Pay Politics and Pressure. Saturday 29 November 2014 Domino Hall, Sheffield Cathedral, Church Street, Sheffield S1 1HA  10.am – 1.30pm (see flyers attached) Speakers: Colin Burgon (former MP and lifelong TU activist) Ian Pattison: (participant in $15 an hour victory in Seattle, USA) Ian Hodson: (BFAWU President) The event is free of charge and we …

Sheffield TUC backs NHS strike on Monday 24th November

Sheffield TUC backs NHS strike on Monday 24th November PRESS RELEASE Sheffield Trade Union Council has added its voice to the many messages of support flooding in for our hard-pressed NHS workers taking strike action in Sheffield on Monday 24th November – the second national NHS strike action in as many months. The strike will …