Category «Events»

Tuesday 9th March Sheffield TUC CV19 Council of Action Meeting 7pm to 8.30pm

Sheffield TUC invites you to join us TONIGHT on Tuesday 9th March for speakers, discussion and plans for action. Chair Maxine Bowler STUC Vice President Maxine Bowler is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Sheffield TUC Covid 19 council of Action Time: Mar 9, 2021 07:00 PM London Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88208379435?pwd=TW5NUHcycnFFaDdzT3d5MTFia0d4QT09 Meeting ID: …

“Who’s still catching COVID?”

PRESS RELEASE Sunday, 21 February 2021  After 7 weeks of lockdown, why are new infections still so high? *** Workplaces are a growing cause of COVID transmission says important TUC report On Monday 22nd February the Prime Minister tells the nation our route out of COVID lockdown restrictions. “A damming TUC report shows workers are still …

Sheffield TUC Press Release 27 January 2021

100,000 COVID DEATHS A Grim Milestone World’s Worst Death Rate Not an Accident -Not Inevitable – Not Bad Luck   Yesterday’s grim news that Britain’s total COVID death rate has surpassed the 100,000 mark means we have the worst death rate per head of population than any other country in the world – worse than …

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 …