Category «News»

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

MAKE OUR SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES SAFE!

PRESS RELEASE 20 November 2020 Sheffield’s Education Trade Unions call on City Council to act now! * Stop COVID infection rates rising and spreading into the wider community! Sheffield’s Education Unions representing teachers, lecturers and support staff in our schools and universities have combined to write to Sheffield City Council Leaders urging action to make them …

“DON’T MAKE WORKERS PAY FOR TIER 3 RESTRICTIONS!”

PRESS RELEASE 21 October 2020  Sheffield is “The Low Wage Capital of the UK” You can’t live on 2/3 of Minimum Wage! £41M funding goes to business not workers We need funding for an effective local track and trace system NOW!                       Reacting to today’s announcement …

Sheffield TUC condemns the arrests of XR activists and we oppose the inappropriate – and vindictive – use of Section 241 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations Act (1992)

Sheffield TUC supports the democratic right to protest in a free country and condemns the criminalisation of XR activists who picketed Rupert Murdoch’s News International and Lord Rothermere’s Daily Mail and General Trust (DGMT) as part of a climate action protest on 4th September 2020. We are appalled that police have used Section 241 of …

Women’s Lives Matter – statement

Women’s Lives Matter July 15 at 9:31 PM  · **Women’s Lives Matter Campaign – Statement** 5 women murdered in 7 weeks in Doncaster. We are outraged to hear of yet another woman’s murder in Doncaster – that makes 5 women murdered in one town and 8 altogether in the South Yorkshire region since the Covid-19 lockdown …