Well done Sheffield City Council for stepping in to fund this! ***** Tories’ action dubbed “Starve a Kid to Save a Quid!”  Sheffield TUC welcomes Sheffield’s Labour City Council’s immediate response to the Tories voting down free school meals for children during the school holidays. “Thank you, Sheffield City Council, for stepping up to the …

PRESS RELEASE 21 October 2020  Sheffield is “The Low Wage Capital of the UK” You can’t live on 2/3 of Minimum Wage! £41M funding goes to business not workers We need funding for an effective local track and trace system NOW!                       Reacting to today’s announcement …

Sheffield TUC welcomes the decision by the Court in Athens on October 7th 2020 to convict seven leaders of the Golden Dawn party of directing a criminal organisation – while convicting 11 other former Golden Dawn MPs of participating in a criminal organisation.  The seven leaders of Golden Dawn – Nikos Michaloliakos, Christos Pappas, Artemis …

Sheffield TUC supports the democratic right to protest in a free country and condemns the criminalisation of XR activists who picketed Rupert Murdoch’s News International and Lord Rothermere’s Daily Mail and General Trust (DGMT) as part of a climate action protest on 4th September 2020. We are appalled that police have used Section 241 of …

DAY OF ACTION Tuesday 6th October and public zoom meeting 6pm Monday 19th October to speak to our Council Leaders to let them know what WE think! Can you join us in this community-wide campaign to pressure our local leaders to save our buses and bring them back under public control? Sheffield TUC is joining Better Buses …

Many thanks to all the union branches, Labour Party branches, and other organisations and individuals who have responded to our Funding Appeal to pay for our Sheffield Union Organiser Rohan Kon. We are delighted to report that we have now not only covered our share of Rohan’s salary for this year, but have begun covering  our 2021 costs as well. …

Friday 4th September Handover of petition “Don’t Fine Parents” 11am Sheffield Town Hall. Handover of the 111,000 signatures. Don’t punish parents! Let us decide when it’s safe to take our kids back to school. Jennifer Dunstanstarted this Change.org petition to Prime Minister Boris Johnson (Prime Minister). If a small number of people can come so that I can get …

We are really proud of our SHEFFIELD NEEDS A PAY RISE! Campaign   and our brilliant union organiser Rohan Kon. She is making a real difference to the lives of hundreds of young workers in Sheffield on lousy pay, often on zero hours, and too often treated badly by their employers. On Saturday she organised one of our …