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In support of arrested Freedom Ride protesters

In support of arrested Freedom Ride protesters Monday 8th December Mass protest outside Sheffield Magistrates Court on Castle Street from 0845hrs onwards Post below from Dave Gibson (Barnsley Trades Council chair): The campaign to win back free train travel for older people in South Yorkshire is now well into its 9th month. In all that …

Saturday 29th November 1030 -1230hrs Poverty in Sheffield Today meeting.

Saturday 29th November 1030 -1230hrs Poverty in Sheffield Today meeting. Victoria Hall Sheffield (see flyer attached) doors open at 0930hrs for tea and coffee This meeting has been organised by Church Poverty Action, Sheffield Peoples Assembly and Sheffield Equality Group to look at poverty in Sheffield today. Contributions will include the impact of benefits sanctions, …

UCATT HTC Crane Drivers dispute

UCATT HTC Crane Drivers dispute Crane drivers employed by HTC Plant Ltd Sheffield have agreed a new pay offer to end their industrial dispute. Having agreed the pay offer, the one day strike scheduled for tomorrow (Friday 21st November) has been called off. The three year pay deal is worth over 14% on basic rates. …

UCATT HTC Crane Drivers dispute

UCATT HTC Crane Drivers dispute Crane drivers employed by HTC Plant Ltd Sheffield have agreed a new pay offer to end their industrial dispute. Having agreed the pay offer, the one day strike scheduled for tomorrow (Friday 21st November) has been called off. The three year pay deal is worth over 14% on basic rates. …

UNISON Care UK strike, Doncaster

UNISON Care UK strike, Doncaster Around 70 care workers who have been on strike for 90 days over draconian wage cuts are set to vote on a proposal to end the dispute.  The employees from Doncaster, who were transferred from the NHS to private company Care UK earlier this year, have been locked in a bitter row …

Sheffield GMB Recycling Workers Dispute

Sheffield GMB Recycling Workers Dispute Workers at five waste recycling centres in Sheffield in South Yorkshire have walked out in an open- ended strike over poverty pay, bullying and a lack of basic facilities. The workers, members of general union GMB, are employed by the Green Company – a subcontractor for privateer Veolia which operates …

NHS strike and work-to-rule w/c Monday 24th November

NHS strike and work-to-rule w/c Monday 24th November Trade Unions representing hundreds of thousands of NHS workers will be taking their second half- day of strike action on Monday 24th November from 0700hrs-1100hrs. This will be followed by a week of “working-to rule” in which hard-pressed and overworked NHS workers will take their full breaks. …