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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 …

Sheffield TUC motion on Nicaragua

The following motion was passed at the Sheffield TUC Delegate Meeting on 24th July 2018 This Sheffield Trades Council wishes to send our support to our brothers and sisters within the trade union movement in Nicaragua. We denounce the attempts by the right wing opposition forces and the violence they are using to bring down …

Funding launch for Sheffield Area Union Organiser

Appeal launched to union branches, other organisations and individuals to help create £10,000 initial fund  Sheffield TUC has pledged £4000 in a brand new funding drive to recruit a specialist union organiser for the Sheffield area. This new role will be targeting workers in low pay jobs and/or insecure work, who now comprise a staggering …

Sheffield Supertram Strike 9th and 12th July

Sheffield Supertram Strike 9th and 12th July * Sheffield Needs a Pay Rise says “Pay up now!” * City Trade Unions to rally behind UNITE members fighting for decent pay   Sheffield Trade Union Council today pledged its full support for UNITE members at Sheffield Supertram fighting for a proper pay rise, as strikes are …