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This is the News section of Sheffield Trades and Labour Union Council.

TUC proposals on ensuring a safe return to work

Report type Policy proposal Issue date 04 May 2020 About this proposal The following note sets out the TUC’s view of the immediate action that needs to be taken to ensure safe working and secure public support for a widespread return to work. It provides a more detailed overview of the processes required to ensure that comprehensive …

DON’T END LOCKDOWN TILL IT’S SAFE TO DO SO!

Sheffield TUC CV-19 Council of Action PRESS RELEASE Saturday 25th April 2020 DON’T END LOCKDOWN TILL IT’S SAFE TO DO SO! * WE NEED TESTING AND CONTACT TRACING NOW! * Sheffield is well-placed to pioneer this * Pilot already planned for Meersbrook /Heeley area * As Government and business get impatient to kick start the …

Sheffield TUC CV19 Council of Action

Many thanks to our speakers and all those who participated in our 4th Council of Action zoom conference yesterday. Notes of the meeting are available on request to tucsheffield@gmail.com  See our latest online posters:   Please do put a notice on your dustbin thanking the GMB members for the fantastic work they do!   See link …

Sheffield TUC press statement Coronavirus Special no.3: self-employed workers

Friday 27th March  Sheffield TUC welcomes Government package for self-employed But… No money till June Newly self-employed lose out “Bogus self-employed” on low incomes left desperate Migrant workers abandoned   Today Sheffield TUC welcomes the long-overdue package of measures announced yesterday to support self-employed workers, granting 80% of income to 95% (according to Rishi Sunak) …

PRESS RELEASE CORONAVIRUS SPECIAL No 2 Thursday 26th March

CORONAVIRUS FACT: Union members fare better on pay and job security  Sheffield TUC says the lesson is clear: “every worker should join a trade union” Sheffield Trade Unions are reaching out to help non-union workers via our SHEFFIELD NEEDS A PAY RISE!  campaign  “Workers in trade union-organised workplaces are much more likely to keep their jobs during …

Coronavirus: how is your employer responding?

Sheffield TUC would like to know how your employer is responding to the Coronavirus pandemic Have you negotiated a collective agreement? Are you in talks, or waiting for talks? Has your employer acted unilaterally and imposed changes? Many individual Trade Unions are giving out advice to union reps how to deal with the Coronavirus. See …

affiliation to Sheffield Trade Council for 2020 is now due!

Please take note: affiliation to Sheffield Trade Council for 2020 is now due!   Affiliation form and invitation letter can be downloaded here:  STUC affiliation letter 2020    Sheffield TUC affiliation form 2020   In order to process 2020 delegate cards in time for our 163rd AGM on Tuesday 25th February, I do need to receive …