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 …

The Sheffield YS4C march and rally on 20th September was a huge success and saw one of the largest demonstrations in Sheffield for many years. They  will be striking again on Friday 29th November. 1. Please ensure your trade union branch or other organisation is represented at the planning meeting on Saturday 9th November (see …

press release Universal Credit Campaigners to hand over petition to Louise Haigh MP Today, Friday 18th October 1.30pm outside Sheffield Town Hall Sheffield “Stop and Scrap Universal Credit” campaigners will today hand over a petition against the Government’s flagship welfare policy to Louise Haigh Labour MP for Sheffield Heeley, outside Sheffield Town Hall at 1.30pm today. Louise and some …

Our speaker at the September Sheffield TUC Delegate meeting was a founding member of Sisters of Kashmir, a Sheffield group set up in response to Indian President Modi’s sudden withdrawal of Indian Kashmir’s semi-autonomous status on 5th August this year. What followed was a total lockdown, phones cut off, news blackout, social media suppressed and …

Please see message below from Stuart Crosthwaite of SYMAAG (South Yorkshire Migrations and Asylum Action Group).  Sheffield TUC invited ex-detainees and activists to speak at one of our meetings earlier this year,  along with speakers from SYMAAG and “These Walls Must Fall”. Saturday 26th October Moreton Hall – national demonstration against forced detention and injustice to migrants and …

Sheffield TUC today called on ASDA to stop forcing new contracts on its workers – contracts which will make many of them worse off and force them to work more flexible hours. “We support the GMB union, which has been campaigning vigorously to get ASDA to change course” said Martin Mayer, Secretary of Sheffield TUC. …

Please see attached a TUC Guide for union reps re the EU Settlement Scheme. PLease do circulate to your union reps/shop stewards. The link is here: TUC Reps guide on EU settled status This guide gives trade union reps essential information on the government’s EU Settlement Scheme and its plans for European Temporary Leave to Remain …

Friday 13th September Rotherham Protest Against Racist PM Boris Johnson 12 noon till 2pm Magna Science Adventure Centre, Magna Way, S60 1FD Rotherham Protest against the racist bigot Boris Johnson called by Rotherham Stand Up To Racism supported by Rotherham TUC. “Boris Johnson will be in Rotherham on 13th September to deliver a speech to business people at …

Sheffield TUC opposes Boris Johnson’s bid to shut down Parliamentary Democracy Say NO to the Proroguing of Parliament; Sign the petition “Do Not Prorogue Parliament”: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/269157 We call on all trade unionists to stand together in opposition on Saturday 31st August outside Sheffield Town Hall See details below – organised by Sheffield Labour Party  Defend Democracy: …