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

We support SHEFFIELD TRAIN DRIVERS ON STRIKE TOMORROW

ASLEF National Week of Strike Action Affects  Northern and TransPennine Trains on Friday 8th December *** Sheffield Trade Union Council says: “Train drivers have had no pay rise for nearly 5 years! Of course they are right to strike to more pay!” **** Picket Line on Cross Turner Street from 4am to 4pm Friday 8th December …

THE WORLD MUST STOP ISRAEL’S BRUTAL BOMBING OF GAZA

Sheffield Trade Union Council says: “RESUMPTION OF ISRAEL’S WAR IN GAZA SPELLS UNPRECEDENTED HUMANITARIAN CATASTROPHE FOR PALESTINIAN CIVILIANS.  THE WORLD MUST INTERVENE TO RESTRAIN ISRAEL” ****** Sheffield “Big Walk for Gaza” tomorrow Saturday 2nd December. 8 marches to city from Sheffield suburbs will converge on Devonshire Green for Palestine rally at 12 noon “The breakdown of this …

SHEFFIELD TUC: EXPULSION OF SIMON MURCH

7th September 2023 Sheffield TUC has expelled Simon Murch with immediate effect, following his admission of guilt to a charge of rape of a child under the age of thirteen, at Stoke on Trent Crown Court on Monday 4th September. This Trades Council had previously suspended Simon Murch, pending the outcome of legal proceedings. We …

Ray Jackson, stalwart of Sheffield TUC, R.I.P.

We are very sorry to pass on news of the death of Ray Jackson. Please see tribute in the link below from Mick Rix. *********************************************************************** Ray Jackson’s funeral is on Monday 4th September For those wishing to attend Ray Jackson’s funeral, it will be at 12 noon at Grenoside Crematorium. ASLEF is laying on 2 …

Doctors and NHS professionals on unprecedented 5-day strike Thursday 13th -18th July

Sheffield Trade Union Council says: “The Government is WRONG to cut the real value of pay for Junior Doctors by 25%” **** We should all support the Doctors and NHS professionals on unprecedented 5-day strike from tomorrow Thursday 13th –18th July **** Sheffield trade unionists and other supporters will join the Junior Doctors picket line outside Hallamshire Hospital between …

NUJ members strike  to save local radio coverage

Sheffield Trade Union Council says: “We need to stop this threat to jobs and cuts to BBC Radio Sheffield which is a major source of local news” ***** Sheffield NUJ Picket Lines 5am-12noon on Wednesday and Thursday 7th and 8th June BBC Radio Sheffield, 54 Shoreham Street, Sheffield, S1 4RS  “Sheffield TUC supports local NUJ members on …

Sheffield Trade Union Council says: “It’s time to stand up and oppose Israeli Apartheid”

We support Palestinian Trades Unions’ appeal to boycott Israeli goods, end arms sales, and for UN to investigate Israeli apartheid and to reconstitute the UN Special Committee against Apartheid and the UN Centre against Apartheid. https://bdsmovement.net/news/palestinian-trade-unions-anti-apartheid-call We condemn the brutal Israeli police assault on Palestinian worshippers in Al Aqsa Mosque *** Sheffield TUC supports  NAKBA 75 – …