PRESS RELEASE Sunday, 21 February 2021  After 7 weeks of lockdown, why are new infections still so high? *** Workplaces are a growing cause of COVID transmission says important TUC report On Monday 22nd February the Prime Minister tells the nation our route out of COVID lockdown restrictions. “A damming TUC report shows workers are still …

PRESS RELEASE Sunday, 21 February 2021  Sheffield TUC welcomes historic Court of Appeal ruling Exploitative Bogus Self-Employment exposed Sheffield Trade Union Council Secretary Martin Mayer today welcomed Friday’s historic Court of Appeal ruling that UBER drivers are in fact workers and not self-employed contractors. “This historic ruling – from the highest court in the land – …

SHEFFIELD STOP AND SCRAP  UNIVERSAL CREDIT! Replace with a fair system that properly supports in time of need It affects us all! With 6M claimants now on benefits -many for the first time – scrapping the £20 Uplift in March would be devastating Even with the £20 increase to Universal Credit, it is still less than 27% …

Sheffield Trades Council has been promoting Trade Unions during TUC 🧡 UNIONS Week. Because of the COVID restrictions, we could not run a stall or any other sort of public gathering, so we decided to promote the message in two ways. Firstly a banner drop from Park Square roundabout footbridge, with the simple message “WORKERS …

100,000 COVID DEATHS A Grim Milestone World’s Worst Death Rate Not an Accident -Not Inevitable – Not Bad Luck   Yesterday’s grim news that Britain’s total COVID death rate has surpassed the 100,000 mark means we have the worst death rate per head of population than any other country in the world – worse than …

PRESS RELEASE Tuesday 26th January 2021  Join Stand Up to Racism for Holocaust Memorial Day Online Event ‘Never Again’ 6pm tonight https://www.facebook.com/events/1145758509186655 Sheffield TUC joins millions of others in the trade union movement in remembering the shocking truth of the Nazi Holocaust today. “It is the time to remember and grieve for the 6 Million Jews who …

  Tuesday 5th January 7pm. See attachment for zoom link details The National Education Union’s (NEU) has made an urgent call to suspend the reopening of schools (except for children of key workers/vulnerable children) after the Christmas Holidays. The resurgence of the pandemic is a cause for great concern across the nation, and even though infection rates …

SHEFFIELD NEEDS A PAY RISE!  continued to inspire in 2020!  Our  fantastic new Union Organiser, Rohan Kon, has been busy talking to and inspiring workers to stand up and fight back against low pay, zero hours contracts and not put up with mistreatment at work, such as inadequate sanitary facilities, sexual harassment or bullying. We …

SHEFFIELD NEEDS A PAY RISE!  A Happy New Year to all trade unionists and workers and your families – we wish you all a better year for 2021 than the year that’s just gone. The pandemic in 2020 exposed all the terrible fault lines in our society. We have seen how key workers have been …