International Workers Memorial Day Thursday 28th April 2022 see flyer Sheffield TUC International Workers Memorial Day event 28th April 2022
Sheffield May Day march and rally Sunday 1st May 2022 see flyer Sheffield May Day march and rally is on Sunday 1st May 2022
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International Workers Memorial Day Thursday 28th April 2022
“Remember the Dead – Fight for the Living”
ITUC says “Make safe and healthy work a fundamental right this International Workers’ Memorial Day – 28 April #IWMD22”
1230hrs – 1330hrs Wreath-laying Ceremony by the Memorial Tree outside Sheffield Town Hall, Pinstone Street
Opened by the Deputy Lord Mayor, Cllr Sioned-Mair Richards & Presided over by Sheffield TUC President Bob Jeffery
Paul Blomfield MP Sheffield Central
Gareth Lewis – Yorks and Humber TUC
Nev Stevenson – SARAG Asbestos and Mesothelioma campaign
Cllr. Terry Fox – Sheffield City Council Leader
Jesse Palmer-Union Organiser for Sheffield Needs a Pay Rise
Jon Dale – Sheffield Occupational Health Advisory Service (SOHAS)
Jawad Qasrawi – Hazards Magazine
Holly Johnston – GMB S35 Health Branch, NHS activist
Jack Czauderna -Doctors in UNITE
Stuart Hill – UNITE Construction
Joanne Crookes- UNISON City of Sheffield Branch
Brian Lawton- Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign
There will be a minute’s silence at 1pm
Closing remarks: Martin Mayer, Secretary STUC
Union branches and their members are encouraged to join this event.
Please bring your union banners!
2. Sheffield May Day march and rally Sunday 1st May 2022
We are celebrating our working-class history, promoting strong trade unionism, showing our solidarity with struggles at home and abroad, campaigning for climate justice, and standing up to this hostile Tory Government which is trampling on our rights and making working class families pay for the worst cost of living crisis in living memory.
11.30 Assemble at Devonshire Green
12 noon Set off for march, down Fitzwilliam Street, up the Moor, cross Furnival Gate on to Pinstone Street, end at Town Hall
12.30 (approx.) Speeches on Town Hall steps
- Stop the War
- IWGB Couriers
- Rafia Hussain – Stand up to Racism
- Climate Coalition
- Cost of Living Crisis
- SHEFFIELD NEEDS A PAY RISE! Jesse Palmer, Union Organiser
- UCU striker
Hosted by Martin Mayer Secretary Sheffield TUC
BRING YOUR BANNERS!
N.B. We welcome all those campaigning for progressive change: youth, race, climate, climate, human rights, internationalism etc. etc. Please join us!