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Say Goodbye to PFI!

Subject: Bye Bye PFI Hi Martin – You may not have heard of ‘PFI’ but it’s had a big impact on workers, public service users and taxpayers. Click the image below to watch our video explainer and find out why we’re calling on the government to say ‘Bye Bye to PFI’: The collapse of Carillion (a company …

Stand Up to Racism – major statement against far right

Major statement launched to oppose far right in Britain Read the statement in The Guardian here, sign the statement here Join the protests on 13 July against Trump and 14 July against the far right Public meeting with Diane Abbott MP on Saturday 23 June here Over 50 key MPs, trade unionists, faith leaders and anti-racist campaigners have signed a major statement opposing the growth …

ETUC statement on the European refugees and asylum seekers emergency

ETUC statement on the European refugees and asylum seekers emergency, and on integration of migrants in European labour markets and society ETUC Executive Committee at its meeting in Sofia on Monday 25th June 2018 adopted this statement. The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) is outraged but not surprised by the upsurge of the humanitarian crisis involving …

What’s happening in Nicaragua? Message from Sheffield-Esteli Society

Message from Sheffield-Esteli Society How things have changed. There have been rumblings about Ortega-Murillo for years, opposition in the countryside to the canal, and in mid April,  dissatisfaction with the government’s handling of a forest fire in a nature reserve. An April 16th announcement of pension cuts and social security payment rises was  followed by …

The Housing Crisis – showing of “Dispossesion” film and discussion

The Housing Crisis And showing of the ground-breaking film “Dispossession” Thursday 26th April 2018 7pm Trades and Labour Club, 200 Duke Street, Sheffield S2 5QQ (doors open 6.45pm – lounge bar will be open) Entrance £5 on the door – £3 concessions* Introduction by Carrie Hedderwick, Sheffield People’s Assembly And Mark Seddon Labour Party Following …

University staff are right to strike over Pensions!

PRESS RELEASE Thursday 22nd February 2018 USS_A4_Strike_poster_Jan18 Sheffield TUC supports UCU members on strike across UK Today Join the UCU strike rally at 12 midday on Friday 23rd February outside Firth Court, University of Sheffield, Western Bank S10 2TN Open this link for UCU strike leaflet USS_Strike_A5_flyer_Jan18   Sheffield Trades Union Council gives its full support …

Jeremy Corbyn: Public ownership of energy to fight climate change

Jeremy Corbyn’s full speech at Labour’s Alternative Models of Ownership Conference on Sunday 11th February– setting out Labour’s vision for fighting climate change and building a just transition. It is a pleasure to close today’s conference, which has shown once again that it is our Party that is coming up with big ideas. And we’re …