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RMT suspends Northern Rail strike Substantial progress in talks through the offices of ACAS has allowed the union’s executive to suspend the on-going programme of strike action on Northern Rail over the retention and the role of the guard on their trains. The company have now offered a guarantee of a conductor on all trains, …

Well Done RMT

Sheffield TUC says: “WELL DONE, RMT!” BREAKTHROUGH IN TALKS WITH NORTHERN RAIL AS STRIKES CALLED OFF  Sheffield Trade Union Council sends its warmest wishes to striking RMT members who – after 47 days of solid strike action- have ended their strike action on Northern Rail. This comes after a major breakthrough in the talks between RMT …

Sheffield Stop and Scrap Universal Credit Campaign

“It affects us all”  Campaign Objectives Sheffield TUC has called together all supporting organisations to collaborate in a joint campaign to Stop and Scrap Universal Credit. In order to launch this campaign effectively we are asking those supporting organisations to sign up to the following objectives, as agreed at an initial meeting held on 17th …

SHEFFIELD MAY DAY RALLY AND FESTIVAL

Saturday 4th May 2019 Sheffield Trades Council is organising a May Day rally and festival in Sheffield this year – for the first time for 20?/30? Years!! (We won’t be clashing with Chesterfield’s highly successful annual event which is on Bank Halliday Monday). We can’t do this on our own, nor do we want to. …

Sheffield TUC Delegate Meeting Agenda

SHEFFIELD TRADE UNION COUNCIL est.1858 The progressive voice of Sheffield’s trade union movement tucsheffield@gmail.com tel: 0747 616 4537 www.sheffieldtuc.co.uk Delegate Meeting Tuesday 27th November 2018 7pm Trades and Labour Club, 200 Duke Street Sheffield S2 5QQ A G E N D A 1) President’s welcome and Apologies 2) In memory of Bill Ronksley. Minute’s silence …

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 country’s future and create jobs!   When Philip Hammond gives his Budget Day speech this …

STOP AND SCRAP UNIVERSAL CREDIT!

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 private sector banking millionaires. Many of those claimants will be in work on desperately low …