Please see below the Motion from this year’s National Trades Councils Conference (held in Bournemouth on 8th 9th June 2019) to the 20-19 TUC Congress. Please lobby your own union for support as we expect it will meet with opposition from many unions.   Trade Union Councils are an essential part of the trade union movement and the real voice …

Please see statement below in support of sacked UCU Branch Official David Muritu, Sandwell College, as agreed at our June Delegate Meeting Sheffield TUC says “Reinstate David Muritu Now” Sheffield TUC calls for the immediate reinstatement of sacked UCU Official David Muritu. His dismissal by Sandwell College is a clear case of union victimisation and …

Monday 1st July “These Walls Must Fall” Workshop 2: Campaigning for Change 18:00-20:30 Victoria Hall, entrance on Chapel Walk, Sheffield S1 2JB – PLEASE USE SIDE ENTRANCE ON CHAPEL WALK NEXT TO THE SANCTUARY People are being taken from our communities and locked up in prison-like detention centres, without time limit, with no idea of …

Wednesday 12th June FBU rally – Stop the Fire Service Cuts!  1230hrs Outside Town Hall Pinstone Street, Sheffield. See flyer attached. Speakers include Matt Wrack FBU General Secretary. South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority is recommending £8M cuts. That’s 84 firefighters’ jobs, reducing fire engine crews from 5 to 4 and leaving Sheffield nigh cover …

Wreath laying ceremony and speeches by The Memorial Tree outside Sheffield Town Hall, Pinstone Street 1230hrs- 1330hrs Friday 26th April 2019 “Remember the Dead – Fight for the Living” Opened by a representative of the Lord Mayor Cllr. Majid Majid And presided over by Sheffield TUC President Bob Jeffery Paul Blomfield MP and Louise Haigh MP (On behalf …

Wednesday 17th April “Class, Austerity – Low Paid and Precarious Work 4pm-6pm Eric Mensforth Building 3201, Sheffield Hallam University S1 1WB (off Arundel Gate). Organised by Sheffield Institute for Policy Studies. All are welcome. Book your free place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/class-austerity-and-precarity-a-sips-symposium-tickets-57697907996 Speakers include: Dr Charles Umney (University of Leeds); Dr Victoria Cooper (Open University) and Professor David Whyte (University of …

Monday 1st April South Yorkshire Freedom Riders 5th anniversary rally 12 noon rally outside Sheffield rail station. This April sees the 5th year of our campaigning. We intend to celebrate by holding a rally outside Sheffield station at 12 noon. The fight for free concessionary travel and for a properly funded publicly owned transport system …

“It affects us all!” Thanks to everyone for making this campaign a success. We have brought together a brilliant coalition of trade union branches, Labour and other party branches and a number of campaign organisations to fight back against universal credit. We don’t want it tinkering with. We don’t want them to pause and think. We say STOP AND SCRAP …

  Organised by Sheffield TUC in collaboration with wider TU and labour movement. This will be the first properly organised May Day event in Sheffield for at least 20 years! Assemble Devonshire Green 1pm then march through city centre to Barkers Pool Rally on City Hall steps at 2pm. Keynote speaker Len McCluskey GS UNITE …