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1 August 2017
No pay rise for ten years! That's why 18 steel fabricators in Sheffield are on strike
27 July 2017
Rain put paid to the picnic but did not dampen the anger
16 June 2017
Members of the PCS have been striking to save the Eastern Avenue Job Centre
31 May 2017
Staff at the Eastern Avenue Jobcentre are striking to save their jobs and continue providing the service in one of the poorest areas of Sheffield
3 May 2017
"Austerity kills. A month ago I was in a car coming back from trade union leafleting when I saw a man's body hit the road on Park Square roundabout after he had thrown himself off the bridge"
12 April 2017
Four police officers and one police community support officer are to face misconduct hearings relating to the 'freedom ride' protest by pensioners and disabled people on 23 June 2014.
8 March 2017
Around 40 local trade unionists and community campaigners discussed proposals for a no-cuts 'people's budget' ahead of Sheffield council's budget-setting meeting.
2 March 2017
Prosecution of two protesters became "not in the public interest".
28 February 2017
A well attended public meeting last night sent a clear message to Sheffield's Labour council ahead of its budget-setting meeting on Friday 3 March: "Labour council, grow a backbone. Stand up to Tory cuts!"
13 February 2017
It's cheaper for Amey to cut trees down than it is to maintain them
18 January 2017
1,000 protesters surrounded Sheffield's town hall in the latest action against tree-fellers
30 November 2016
Residents of Rustlings Road in Sheffield were awoken by the chainsaws of Amey contractors at 5am on 17 November, protected by police. They were cutting down eight trees as part of a £2.2 billion PFI contract. Residents were told to move their cars or have them towed away.
30 November 2016
Sheffield is the city region with the highest proportion of people on low incomes. That's why Sheffield Trades Council has launched its Sheffield Needs A Pay-rise (Snap) campaign.
26 November 2016
Sheffield is the city region with the highest proportion of people on low incomes.
9 November 2016
Strike action and a 'work to rule' forced an increased pay offer
27 October 2016
Despite Veolia bringing in scabs and agency workers from all around the country, thousands of Sheffield's rubbish bins have not been emptied because of the city's bin workers' industrial action.
19 October 2016
It was a proud day to be a bin man in Sheffield on 17 October as a hundred or more of my GMB union colleagues and I protested about the greedy corporate giant Veolia's refusal to agree our request for a 2% pay rise. They say they can't meet our demand while paying thousands to ship in scab labour and accommodate them in hotels.
10 October 2016
"A Massive Empty Yard" was how one electrician described the effect of the GMB strike at the Amey depot
7 October 2016
Sheffield Mental Health Action Group faces withdrawal of its council funding
5 October 2016
Sheffield bin workers took a one-day strike on 5 October, fighting for a better pay rise
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