Category «Events»

Diary of Events May-June 2018

Thursday 24th May SYMAAG Annual General Meeting 7pm (doors open at 6.30 for refreshments) at Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James’ St, Sheffield S1 2EW (note new venue). Featuring a discussion on Fortress Europe: Dispatches from a Gated Continent as part of Festival of Debate events. Based on first-hand reporting from Calais to the Mediterranean …

diary of events May to July 2018

Tuesday 15th May Sheffield People’s Assembly AGM 6.30pm to 8.30pm Central United Reform Church, 60 Norfolk Street S1 2JB. Speakers: Sam Morecroft (UCU – University of Sheffield); Georgina Ryan – Free University Sheffield All officer positions up for re-election:  Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Communications Officer, Outreach Officer, Activities Officer & Membership Officer. Friday 18th May Protest …

International Workers Memorial Day. Saturday 28th April

Wreath laying ceremony and speeches by The Memorial Tree outside Sheffield Town Hall, Pinstone Street 1230hrs- 1330hrs Saturday 28th April 2018 * “Remember the Dead – Fight for the Living” * Opened by Lord Mayor Cllr. Ann Murphy Presided over by Sheffield TUC President Bob Jeffery Paul Blomfield MP (On behalf of all Sheffield Labour …

Diary of Events April-June 2018

Friday 13th April Frances O’Grady TUC Gen. Sec. “Brexit & Yorkshire: A year to go?” 9am-5pm Duke Studios, 3 Sheaf St, Leeds, LS10 1HD We are delighted to confirm that TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady has been added to the line-up for our “Brexit and Yorkshire: A year to go?” conference on Friday 13 April in Leeds. She’ll be …

Diary of Events March – April 2018

Tuesday 6th March Sheffield Needs a Pay Rise Steering Committee 6pm till 7pm Room 3 United Reform Chapel. Norfolk Street. Join us this month to plan mapping, community pickets and socials. Sheffield TUC’s ground-breaking campaign is attracting a lot of interest but we need many more helpers and volunteers to make this campaign a success. …

Stand Up to Racism forthcoming events

Sheffield Trade Union Council strongly supports the excellent work of Sheffield Stand up to Racism and encourages trade union and labour party branches to affiliate and support their work. ​ Racism and fascism is alive and well in the UK and even more so in Europe as right wing politicians and the media increasingly blame …

I Love Unions! Other actions in Sheffield

On Wednesday 14th February activists protested outside Premier Inn on Angel Street in Sheffield City Centre. Premier Inns is a UNITE organising target and featured in a Dispatches TV programme on Monday highlighting bullying and bad working practices. Premier Inn workers often are forced to work extra hours – even double shifts – and complain  of …

I ♥♥♥ Unions Week!

Sheffield TUC rally 12th February outside Town Hall to celebrate TUC I ♥ UNIONS Week!   It was bitterly cold so thanks to those who turned up to stand up for trade unions as a force for good in society – and counter the anti-trade union propaganda we get from Tory politicians and the right …

TUC National Heart Unions Week is taking place from Monday 12th February to Sunday 18th February 2018

Please support Sheffield TUC’s activities next week 12th Feb to 17th Feb during TUC “I Love Unions” week! Sheffield TUC is organising the following actions: (please scroll down for details): Sheffield Rally outside Town Hall, Pinstone Street 1230 til 1315hrs with speakers including Bill Adams Regional TUC Secretary and Marion Lloyd PCS  TUC National Heart …