Sheffield TUC is urging ALL trade unionists to get active on the climate as we build for COP 26.  “THERE’S NO JOBS ON A DEAD PLANET” says Sharon Burrow, Gen Sec of the International TUC. Trades Unions have to be at the table fighting for green jobs, a just transition – and real action, not …

Sheffield Trade Union Council opposes the decision to close the University of Sheffield’s world-renowned Archaeology Dept. This will be a massive blow to the University’s national and international reputation and a huge loss to the city of Sheffield. We have written directly to the University’s Vice Chancellor appealing to him to reconsider this decision. See …

Tuesday 14th September. TUC Congress fringe webinar: “Future-proof every workplace: How trade unions can lead a just climate transition in every industry” 13:30-14:30, online Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YcHOP-GcT8mvdIFoJxETeQ Climate science is clear: every industry and every workplace needs a plan for a zero carbon future. High-carbon workplaces are at the frontline of this transformation. Done right, climate …

PRESS RELEASE -Wednesday 8th September 2021 Help comes too little and too late for many struggling families *** Make the rich pay, not low paid workers! Of all the options available to pay for social care, national insurance is easily the worst *** Care sector is overstretched, understaffed, underpaid and fragmented. Government offers no solution! …

ROLE ADVERTISEMENT: Union Organiser   Introduction Sheffield Needs a Pay Rise is an initiative of Sheffield Trades Union Council (Sheffield TUC) in partnership with the Bakers Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU).   An increasingly large section of the UK’s economy is built on the backs of under-unionised workers in service industries. Despite being profitable …

Wednesday 28th July “Don’t Let Corporate Courts Block Climate Action” 7pm till 8pm Zoom webinar organised by Global Action Now Register here: https://globaljustice.us14.list-manage.com/track/click?u=eebd66b68746be9844586842a&id=4f1cec3dce&e=0c25474dcd Jean Blaylock, Campaigns & Policy Manager, Global Justice Now Niels Jongerius, Economic Justice Programme, Transnational Institute Stuart Trew, Director, Trade and Investment Research Project, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Corporate courts, written …

Thursday 29th July 2021 It is with deep sadness and regret that we announce the departure of our wonderful Sheffield Union Organiser Rohan Kon who has achieved so much in the 18 months she has been with us. Rohan has been suffering from a health condition and has also had to endure the pain and …

“The only sensible decision we’ve heard about our steel industry for some years” says Sheffield TUC  Sheffield Trade Union Council today welcomed the Conservative Government’s decision to secure the future of Sheffield Forgemasters by taking it back into public ownership. “Finally the Government has seen sense and taken over Sheffield Forgemasters to secure its future …

Britain is opening up fast – too fast? We have one of the highest death rates per head of population and the DELTA variant is spreading. Other nations are watching events in the UK unfold with some alarm. Most health workers, transport workers and those in retail want to keep at least some restrictions in place. But the vaccination rate …