November 30: union day of action against the cuts in Sheffield

Tomorrow, as part of a nationwide day of action, there will be a TUC Regional Rally outside the City Hall (Barker’s Pool) at 12.00 – 1.00, followed by a March led by Sheffield Trades Council, and then a Local Rally back at the City Hall.

Most unions taking part in the strike will hold morning rallies and/or feeder marchers to the main event – contact your union for details.

The TUC Regional Rally will feature the following representatives of the participating unions:

Chair: Tim Roache, GMB regional secretary

Speakers: Liz Lawrence, UCU regional secretary

John Campbell, UNISON

Martin Mayer, UNITE rep, President of Sheffield TUC

Paul Desgranges, NASUWT National Executive Member

James Stribley, GMB, Remploy liaison

Marion Lloyd, PCS member

Chief Steward: Russell Ballinger, NASUWT

Here’s a video showing highlights from the protest (speeches begin about 5 minutes in):

https://www.youtube.com/v/7DaUd4Uuku0?version=3&feature=player_detailpage

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