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 …

Friday 21st November “the Leaders Debate” Question Time event The Octagon at 7pm. Stand Up to Racism will be there from 6pm with a protest outside. Come and join us! N.B. venue to be confirmed!       Thursday 28th November UCU Strike Rally 1pm City Hall steps, Barkers Pool. Both University of Sheffield and …

Sheffield TUC’s ground-breaking initiative to take on a part-time Union organiser has made great progress. But our Organiser Jack Pearson is leaving us and we urgently need to find a replacement. If you think you have the qualities required to fill this critically important role, please go to the following link to apply: https://www.indeedjobs.com/fast-food-rights/_hl/en_GB?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XWjLOi4YeVNLm2bgyBz8ZTNxFzJWeTFhGE The …

On the 12th of November McDonald’s stores in London are striking in the biggest McStrike action yet! This follows strong union organisation by BFAWU. Here in Sheffield our Union Organiser Jack Pearson has been spearheading a union organisation drive at McDonalds too – but we are not ready yet to strike action here. Solidarity actions …