Monday 10th February – Saturday 15th February TUC Hearts Union Week Sheffield TUC will be supporting this National TUC week of activities to promote trade unions. Please come and join us. We’ll be meeting the public to promote the importance of trade unions and why people at work should join one! Leafleters and organisers needed!! …

Please take note: affiliation to Sheffield Trade Council for 2020 is now due!   Affiliation form and invitation letter can be downloaded here:  STUC affiliation letter 2020    Sheffield TUC affiliation form 2020   In order to process 2020 delegate cards in time for our 163rd AGM on Tuesday 25th February, I do need to receive …

Sheffield Stop and Scrap Universal Credit campaign met on Wednesday 29th January  – our first meeting after the general election. The election defeat on 12th December means Universal Credit is here to stay – for now… The campaign to Stop and Scrap Universal Credit must continue!  Food bank use is continuing to rise and extreme levels …

The strike ballot for sixth form colleges closed on 16 September and five out of six members voted to take action – 84 per cent of members voted Yes to action and Yes to saving the sixth form college sector.  Following that ballot, NEU members in sixth form colleges took strike action on three days …

  An urgent message from These Walls Must Fall, South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group (SYMAAG) and Migrants Organise   Monday 27th January Protest re forced movement of Simba Mujakachi 1000am Vulcan House (Sheffield Home Office building), at 6 Millsands, Sheffield, S3 8NU.  Our friend Simba needs your help. He is gravely ill and …

SHEFFIELD NEEDS A PAY RISE! Sheffield TUC and BFAWU launch full-time post to organise low paid workers PRESS RELEASE Monday 6th January 2020  Today Monday 6th January 2020 our new Union Organiser Rohan Kon starts essential work bringing the message of trade unionism to thousands of low-paid, exploited workers in Sheffield. Sheffield TUC and BFAWU …

The election of a Conservative Government for 5 more years was a devastating blow for trade unionists. Already the Government has announced a further restriction on the right to strike, imposing a minimum service agreement on transport workers. We have no expectations that the Government will scrap Universal Credit, outlaw zero hours contracts or make …

Please see our fantastic General Election leaflet attached: “Why Trades Unions Support Labour’s Manifesto”. It’s a double sided A5 flyer in colour that is packed with information about what’s in Labour’s brilliant manifesto. We have to get the message out – that’s why we will be leafleting the public in town on Saturday. Meet up outside the …

Thursday 28th November UCU Strike Rally 12 noon City Hall steps, Barkers Pool. Both University of Sheffield and Hallam University lecturers are out on strike. This is a national strike on pay and conditions plus a local dispute at Hallam University on workload and stress issues. Speakers to include jo Grady UCU General Secretary. They …

PRESS RELEASE; Sunday 24th November 2019 Sheffield TUC stands fully in support of over 2000 lecturers and other academic staff at University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University taking part in 2 national UCU dispute and one local dispute at Hallam University. Martin Mayer, Secretary of Sheffield TUC said “Lecturers are no longer the privileged …