Wreath laying ceremony and speeches by The Memorial Tree outside Sheffield Town Hall, Pinstone Street 1230hrs- 1330hrs Friday 26th April 2019 “Remember the Dead – Fight for the Living” Opened by a representative of the Lord Mayor Cllr. Majid Majid And presided over by Sheffield TUC President Bob Jeffery Paul Blomfield MP and Louise Haigh MP (On behalf …

Wednesday 17th April “Class, Austerity – Low Paid and Precarious Work 4pm-6pm Eric Mensforth Building 3201, Sheffield Hallam University S1 1WB (off Arundel Gate). Organised by Sheffield Institute for Policy Studies. All are welcome. Book your free place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/class-austerity-and-precarity-a-sips-symposium-tickets-57697907996 Speakers include: Dr Charles Umney (University of Leeds); Dr Victoria Cooper (Open University) and Professor David Whyte (University of …

Monday 1st April South Yorkshire Freedom Riders 5th anniversary rally 12 noon rally outside Sheffield rail station. This April sees the 5th year of our campaigning. We intend to celebrate by holding a rally outside Sheffield station at 12 noon. The fight for free concessionary travel and for a properly funded publicly owned transport system …

“It affects us all!” Thanks to everyone for making this campaign a success. We have brought together a brilliant coalition of trade union branches, Labour and other party branches and a number of campaign organisations to fight back against universal credit. We don’t want it tinkering with. We don’t want them to pause and think. We say STOP AND SCRAP …

  Organised by Sheffield TUC in collaboration with wider TU and labour movement. This will be the first properly organised May Day event in Sheffield for at least 20 years! Assemble Devonshire Green 1pm then march through city centre to Barkers Pool Rally on City Hall steps at 2pm. Keynote speaker Len McCluskey GS UNITE …

Join us at our next event in our fight to Stop and Scrap Universal Credit! When?  11am til 1pm Tuesday 12th March Where? outside Bailey Court Job Centre on West Street   As the Government’s flagship new policy Universal Credit is increasingly exposed for the massive cut on benefits that it is, and the Government is put increasingly on the …

Commenting on new government proposals on employment rights announced today (Tuesday), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “The prime minister has made a mockery of her own claim that Britain is leading the way on workers’ rights.” ”These are flimsy procedural tweaks. They come nowhere close to ensuring existing rights are protected. And they won’t stop workers’ rights …

On the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day, the EU Commission has published its 2019 report on equality between women and men in the EU You can download the report by clicking this link: Report on Equality between men and women in the EU The report shows some progress in gender equality, but women …

On this International Women’s Day we call on Sheffield’s employers and others, including national and multinational firms with operations in our city, to do more to tackle the scourge of the gender inequalities. Nearly half a century on form the Equal Pay Act, Sheffield TUC1 is calling for greater action on the gender pay gap …