From tomorrow Thursday 24th November a new wave of strike action is taking place. Please see strike dates and picket line info on poster (below and attached). Sheffield TUC is committed to maximising support for workers who are on strike faced with rocketing price inflation (RPI 14%) that is not of our making. In many cases the strikes are also about jobs and a fundamental attack on working conditions as well.
Strikes this week:
Thursday 24th November UCU (both universities) CWU Royal Mail Group
Friday 25th November UCU (both universities) CWU Royal Mail Group
Saturday 26th November ASLEF
Strike news updates from UCU, CWU, ASLEF and RMT websites are attached giving vital background info on their disputes)
Sheffield TUC is hosting a strike solidarity rally next Wednesday 30th November 12 noon Barkers Pool with speakers from UCU, CWU and NEU (6th Form Colleges) who will all be striking on that day
0200hrs Tuesday 13th December to 0159hrs Thursday 15th December
0200hrs Friday 16th December to 0159hrs Sunday 18th December
0200hrs Tuesday 3rd January to 0159hrs Thursday 5th January
0200hrs Friday 6th January to 0159hrs Sunday 8th January
Plus overtime ban from 18th December to 2nd January
Can you visit a picket line? Just a brief visit shows your support and is really welcomed by striking workers, whoever you are. Can you donate to our strike fund, or canvass others to e.g. your union branch and union members? Please use this flyer below – you can scan the QR code to make a donation.