Join us at our next event in our fight to Stop and Scrap Universal Credit! When?  11am til 1pm Tuesday 12th March Where? outside Bailey Court Job Centre on West Street   As the Government’s flagship new policy Universal Credit is increasingly exposed for the massive cut on benefits that it is, and the Government is put increasingly on the …

Commenting on new government proposals on employment rights announced today (Tuesday), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “The prime minister has made a mockery of her own claim that Britain is leading the way on workers’ rights.” ”These are flimsy procedural tweaks. They come nowhere close to ensuring existing rights are protected. And they won’t stop workers’ rights …

On the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day, the EU Commission has published its 2019 report on equality between women and men in the EU You can download the report by clicking this link: Report on Equality between men and women in the EU The report shows some progress in gender equality, but women …

On this International Women’s Day we call on Sheffield’s employers and others, including national and multinational firms with operations in our city, to do more to tackle the scourge of the gender inequalities. Nearly half a century on form the Equal Pay Act, Sheffield TUC1 is calling for greater action on the gender pay gap …

New Trade Union Organiser for Sheffield On 14 February in Sheffield the partnership agreement between Sheffield Trades Union Council and BFAWU (the bakers union) to employ a part time Sheffield Union Organiser to work on the Sheffield Needs a Pay Rise campaign was formally signed. The General Secretary of BFAWU, Ronnie Draper spoke at the …

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, …

Tuesday 5th March Sheffield Needs a Pay Rise meeting 6pm United Reform Church (Room 3 upstairs). Open to trade union and labour movement activists who want to help Sheffield TUC stamp out low pay, zero hours contracts and bullying bosses by organising workers into unions and exposing bad bosses in our city. Hear about progress …

Saturday 23rd February Demonstration against Tommy Robinson Fascist ‘Tommy Robinson’ has said he will rally in Salford, Greater Manchester, against the BBC on Saturday 23 February. Join the demonstration against Tommy Robinson.https://www.facebook.com/events/384440585674753/ Organised by Sheffield Stabd Up to Racism South Yorkshire Coach pick up points: 8:30am: Chesterfield – Town Hall, Rose Hill S40 1LP 9am: …

PRESS RELEASE Bakers Union (BFAWU) and Sheffield TUC join forces to combat low pay, zero hours and exploitation in our city. BFAWU/Sheffield TUC signing ceremony and speakers   Ronnie Draper General Secretary BFAWU Martin Mayer Secretary Sheffield TUC Bill Adams Secretary Yorks and Humber TUC Cllr Chris Peace (Sheffield City Council and PPC North Derbyshire) …

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 …