Tuesday 19th May Mass meeting: Don’t reopen the Schools – it’s not SAFE!  A Sheffield CV-19 Council of Action event 7pm – 8.30pm organised by Sheffield TUC CV-19 Council of Action Speakers include National Education union (NEU) Joint General Secretary, plus speakers representing support staff, parents, governors etc. Boris Johnson’s announcement that schools can partially …

Report type Policy proposal Issue date 04 May 2020 About this proposal The following note sets out the TUC’s view of the immediate action that needs to be taken to ensure safe working and secure public support for a widespread return to work. It provides a more detailed overview of the processes required to ensure that comprehensive …

We were delighted to have Steve Turner UNITE AGS address our Sheffield TUC zoom ceremony on Tuesday 28th April. You can see his contribution here Steve: https://youtu.be/tMf54uFYQVU Other speakers included Louise Haigh MP, Olivia Blake MP, Neil Derrick GMB Regional Secretary, Cllr Julie Dore Leader City Council, Joanne thomas USDAW Regional Secretary, Jawad Qwasari Hazards magazine; …

PRESS RELEASE Monday 4th May 2020 Employers must carry out risk assessments to ensure workplaces are safe * We need firm rules, including inspections and tough sanctions against employers who don’t comply * Draft Post-Lockdown Workplace Rules has “Huge Gaps” says TUC * We say DON’T END THE LOCKDOWN TILL IT’S SAFE TO DO SO! Sheffield TUC …

Sheffield TUC CV-19 Council of Action PRESS RELEASE Saturday 25th April 2020 DON’T END LOCKDOWN TILL IT’S SAFE TO DO SO! * WE NEED TESTING AND CONTACT TRACING NOW! * Sheffield is well-placed to pioneer this * Pilot already planned for Meersbrook /Heeley area * As Government and business get impatient to kick start the …

By ZOOM video call : https://zoom.us/j/95248079558 “Remember the Dead – Fight for the Living” Opened by the Lord Mayor Cllr. Tony Downing Presided over by Sheffield TUC President Bob Jeffery STEVE TURNER Assistant General Secretary, UNITE the Union Louise Haigh MP and Olivia Blake MP On behalf of the Sheffield Labour MPs Cllr. Julie Dore  Leader, Sheffield City Council …

Many thanks to our speakers and all those who participated in our 4th Council of Action zoom conference yesterday. Notes of the meeting are available on request to tucsheffield@gmail.com  See our latest online posters:   Please do put a notice on your dustbin thanking the GMB members for the fantastic work they do!   See link …