Category: News

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

University staff are right to strike over Pensions!

PRESS RELEASE Thursday 22nd February 2018 USS_A4_Strike_poster_Jan18 Sheffield TUC supports UCU members on strike across UK Today Join the UCU strike rally at 12 midday on Friday 23rd February outside Firth Court, University of Sheffield, Western Bank S10 2TN Open

Jeremy Corbyn: Public ownership of energy to fight climate change

Jeremy Corbyn’s full speech at Labour’s Alternative Models of Ownership Conference on Sunday 11th February– setting out Labour’s vision for fighting climate change and building a just transition. It is a pleasure to close today’s conference, which has shown once

News you might have missed

Friday 09th February 2018 The government this week responded to the Taylor Review with its ‘Good Work Plan’, promising to raise awareness of employment rights among businesses and workers (but barely offering any new ones) and to place heavier sanctions

Briefings on Low Carbon Industrial Region Mon 5 Feb in Leeds

LOOK! Places available at either of two sessions on Monday 5th February in Leeds about the Low Carbon Industrial Strategy for our Region. It’s free to attend – just send an email to to let her know 12.30-1.30pm and

NEU Teachers strike at Westways School S10

Sheffield Trade Union Council supports NEU (National Education Union) members at Westways Primary School who have voted overwhelmingly to take strike action on Wednesday 6th, Thursday 7th, Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th December.  There is the potential for further action


PRESS RELEASE  When the Tory Chancellor rises to present his November Budget Statement tomorrow, don’t expect any real good news for working class people. “Britain is the 6th wealthiest country in the world yet we have a record number of families

Banner Theatre’s “Rise Like Lions” Thursday 16th November

Banner Theatre’s “Rise like Lions”, Thursday 16th November 7.30pm – doors open 6.45pm (bar open) Trades and Labour Club, 200 Duke Street Sheffield S2 3GA “Rise Like Lions” is coming to Sheffield, courtesy of Sheffield Trade Union Council! See flyer

Communications Workers Union (CWU)   BALLOT RESULT

Communications Workers Union (CWU) BALLOT RESULT YES: 72,877 89.1% NO: 8,954 10.9% A 48-hour strike has been called for Thursday 19 October. But Royal Mail have secured an injunction to stop the strike   BALLOT RESULT   Independent Scrutineers’ reporting

Are you coming with us to Manchester on Sunday 1st October #GetTheToriesOut?

Sunday 1st October Tories Out demo, outside Tory Party Conference, Coaches from Sheffield to Manchester organised by Sheffield Peoples Assembly and supported by Sheffield Trade Union Council. Subsidised coach travel to Manchester from Sheffield on the day at a reduced price

Sheffield TUC tells CELSA – “Pay ROM strikers now!”

      Community Union members on strike for first pay rise in 10 years! at ROM steel engineering firm on Brightside Lane, Sheffield Sheffield TUC tells CELSA “Pay up now!”   PRESS RELEASE 3rd August 2017   Sheffield Trade Union