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Occupy protests keep on growing

08 November 2011
There are now at least 15 occupations underway across Britain—in Bath, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bradford, Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, the Isle of Wight, London Stock Exchange, London Finsbury Square, Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham, Plymouth and Sheffield.

Pay strike at Bifrangi

06 September 2011
Workers at the Bifrangi automotive factory in Sheffield walked out on Monday for their fourth one-day strike over pay.

Sheffield journalists to strike

12 July 2011
Some 40 journalists in Sheffield were set to begin an indefinite strike on Friday of this week against job losses.

Unison round-up

07 June 2011
University of Sheffield More than 700 low paid workers at the University of Sheffield struck against pension cuts on Thursday of last week.

We’re not all in it together - as bosses’ pay rockets by 32 percent

31 May 2011
Gareth Lane is 30 years old and has been unemployed for four months. He lives in Sheffield.

Sheffield strikes!

24 May 2011
Members of the UCU union at Sheffield College took part in six days of strikes last week.

Sheffield school to ballot for strikes over redundancy

17 May 2011
Teachers at City secondary school in Sheffield, south Yorkshire, are to ballot for strikes against a compulsory redundancy.

Sheffield lecturers walk out over job cuts

03 May 2011
Lecturers at Sheffield College struck on Wednesday of last week in protest at bosses’ plans to cut jobs.

Fight for jobs spreads across colleges and universities

12 April 2011
UCU members at Sheffield College and the University of Stirling have voted to strike against job losses.

Lib Dems hide away as Sheffield shows its rage

15 March 2011
Class anger raged through the streets of Sheffield last Saturday as 5,000 people marched on the Lib Dem conference—barricaded behind eight-feet high steel fences in Nick Clegg’s home city.

5,000 protest in Sheffield as Lib Dems cower behind fence

13 March 2011
Some 5,000 people marched on the Lib Dems' spring conference in Sheffield on Saturday.

Sheffield NUJ cancels strike

15 February 2011
NUJ union members working for Johnston Press in Sheffield called off planned strikes last week after reaching a deal with management over plans to cut production jobs.

Two-day strike by Sheffield NUJ

08 February 2011
Sheffield Newspapers NUJ union chapel workplace branch has called a 48-hour strike to begin on Wednesday of this week.

Teachers in Rotherham step up the fight

01 February 2011
Teachers in Rotherham stepped up their campaign against compulsory redundancies last week by striking for three days—and leading a 500-strong march in Sheffield against Tory cuts.

Solid strike at Jobcentre Plus

20 January 2011
Around 3,000 members of the PCS civil service workers’ union are striking today (Thursday) and tomorrow over attacks on their working conditions. Their action is severely hitting seven "contact centres"—former benefit processing centres—in Glasgow, Newport (Gwent), Norwich, Sheffield, Bristol, Makerfield and Manchester—that Jobcentre Plus management want to turn into call centres.

Video: Grace Petrie - Emily Davison Blues

14 December 2010
Grace Petrie performing "Emily Davison Blues", outside Nick Cleggs Sheffield Constituency Office. 13th December 2010

Sheffield GMB union supports student fight

07 December 2010
The GMB union’s S38 branch in Sheffield this week voted to pay for a coach to take students to Thursday’s London demonstration.

Sheffield school students on the march

07 December 2010
Around 250 school students from King Edward school in Sheffield have marched on the city’s Town Hall this evening.

Reports from a national day of protest against Vodafone

30 October 2010
We have reports of protests in Sheffield and Edinburgh, as well as those listed below. Protesters held picnics outside several stores.

Sheffield: a debate on the way forward

26 October 2010
The TUC’s regional rally in Sheffield last Saturday saw a sharp debate about the strength of the working class—and the kind of action we need to stop cuts.

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