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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.
4 April 2017
Benefit sanctions punish people for being unemployed. That's why Unite Community - a trade union section for unemployed people - organised a national day of action against benefit sanctions on 30 March
29 March 2017
By demonstrating and organising mass 'freedom rides' on trains and refusing to pay, we have won free travel for the disabled and half fare for pensioners
22 March 2017
The Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign held its biggest and noisiest demonstration yet in protest at Home Secretary Amber Rudd's decision not to hold a public inquiry
8 March 2017
Northern Rail train guards have voted by an overwhelming majority in favour of strike action against the introduction of driver-only operation (DOO). Our first strike date is 13 March and is planned to coincide with our striking brothers and sisters on Southern and Merseyrail.
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!"
15 February 2017
Reports from PCS campaigning in Llanelli and Sheffield
13 February 2017
It's cheaper for Amey to cut trees down than it is to maintain them
8 February 2017
Orgreave campaigners were shocked and outraged on 31 October 2016 when new home secretary Amber Rudd announced there would be no form of inquiry into the events of 18 June 1984. The government had been making all the right noises to the campaign and even Theresa May had talked about tackling the "poison of decades-old misdeeds".
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.
16 November 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including a bus drivers' dispute, sweet factory walkout and the latest from Sheffield bin workers dispute.
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.
26 October 2016
About 50 bin workers and supporters protested on 22 October against management's use of scab drivers and loaders to undermine the GMB union's 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.
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