Category: News

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

Bill Ronksley tribute in Morning Star

Bill Ronksley’s funeral, Grenoside Crematorium 12 noon Wed 5th December

Bill Ronksley’s funeral will take place at Grenoside Crematorium 5 Skew Hill Lane, Sheffield S35 8RZ The funeral cortege for family and close friends will leave Wortley Hall at 1130hrs Attendees at the crematorium should arrive between 11.30 and 12

Sheffield TUC Delegate Meeting Agenda

SHEFFIELD TRADE UNION COUNCIL est.1858 The progressive voice of Sheffield’s trade union movement tel: 0747 616 4537 Delegate Meeting Tuesday 27th November 2018 7pm Trades and Labour Club, 200 Duke Street Sheffield S2 5QQ A G E N

STUC press release re Autumn Budget

WE CAN’T AFFORD ANOTHER TORY BUDGET! Sheffield Trade Union Council has a simple message for Philip Hammond when he announces his Autumn Budget today: End Tory austerity now! Make the wealthy and big business pay their taxes! Invest in our


October 2018 Sheffield TUC says STOP AND SCRAP UNIVERSAL CREDIT! Sheffield Trade Union Council condemns this Tory Government for its vicious austerity attacks on the poorest sections of society, making benefit claimants pay for the costs of bailing out the

Sheffield TUC motion on Nicaragua

The following motion was passed at the Sheffield TUC Delegate Meeting on 24th July 2018 This Sheffield Trades Council wishes to send our support to our brothers and sisters within the trade union movement in Nicaragua. We denounce the attempts

Funding launch for Sheffield Area Union Organiser

Appeal launched to union branches, other organisations and individuals to help create £10,000 initial fund  Sheffield TUC has pledged £4000 in a brand new funding drive to recruit a specialist union organiser for the Sheffield area. This new role will

Sheffield Supertram Strike 9th and 12th July

Sheffield Supertram Strike 9th and 12th July * Sheffield Needs a Pay Rise says “Pay up now!” * City Trade Unions to rally behind UNITE members fighting for decent pay   Sheffield Trade Union Council today pledged its full support

Say Goodbye to PFI!

Subject: Bye Bye PFI Hi Martin – You may not have heard of ‘PFI’ but it’s had a big impact on workers, public service users and taxpayers. Click the image below to watch our video explainer and find out why we’re calling

WE OWN IT! Sign petition to take water back into public ownership

If you live in England, every time you turn on the tap, you’re lining the pockets of the privatised water companies and their shareholders. But the tide is turning! Across the world, communities are taking back control of water – and