PRESS RELEASE Monday, 18 October 2021  93% vote for strike ballot to win back their agreement **** Sheffield TUC says “First Bus must restore safe working hours for drivers in Sheffield” *** Long hours =driver shortage = unreliable bus services  “We are fully in support of UNITE bus drivers in Sheffield who are demanding First …

Up to 1000 jobs secured at Rotherham and Stocksbridge *** Privateer Sanjeev Gupta finds £50M to restart steel manufacturing “Sheffield TUC welcomes the announcement this week that Liberty Steel plants at Rotherham and Stocksbridge will reopen and begin making steel again” said Martin Mayer, Secretary Sheffield TUC. “This ends a long period of acute uncertainty …

Reception and send-off outside Sheffield Town Hall 9am till 10am tomorrow **** “Marcha a Glasgow” sets off from Sheffield to Barnsley on Thursday 14th October  “We are delighted to welcome these fantastic Spanish walkers tomorrow Thursday 14th October as they march to Glasgow to protest outside COP26” said Martin Mayer, Secretary of Sheffield TUC. A group …

Wednesday 13th October Sheffield Save Our NHS online public meeting 7pm Zoom link for the meeting is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89489246346?pwd=SXlUV3VpbUREVDdROHROR01aenIzZz09 Meeting ID: 894 8924 6346    Passcode: 411657    Bad for Patients – Bad for NHS Staff – That’s the verdict on the Tory Government’s Health and Care Bill which threatens another disastrous reorganisation of the NHS. Using the …

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 …