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  • Sheffield workers receive the lowest pay in Britain


    by Felicity Collier

    SHEFFIELD was dubbed Britain’s “low-pay capital” in a study published by the Resolution Foundation yesterday.

    The report on living standards found that workers in the Sheffield City Region suffer a “pay penalty”...

    Friday 20th Jan 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Campaigners demand pay rise for the ailing steel city


    CAMPAIGNERS marched in Sheffield over the weekend to demand that the city’s workers get a long-overdue pay rise.

    The former “steel city” suffers the lowest pay rates in the country, according to research by the Resolution Foundation.

    Shop workers are among...

    Monday 19th Dec 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Low-paid Sheffield workers rally for a decent pay rise


    THOUSANDS are expected in Sheffield today at a demonstration calling for a £10 an hour pay rate.

    The South Yorkshire city suffers the lowest pay rates in the country, according to Resolution Foundation research.

    Shop workers are among those worst-hit and will be a focus...

    Saturday 17th Dec 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Sheffield to slam Amber Rudd for betrayal over Orgreave probe


    SHEFFIELD City Council is expected today to become the third local authority in Yorkshire to condemn Amber Rudd’s refusal to hold an inquiry into the Battle of Orgreave.

    Wakefield and Doncaster Councils have already condemned the Home Secretary for her decision, which reneged on...

    Wednesday 7th Dec 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Civil servants mull strike as Whitehall betrays Sheffield


    SHEFFIELD civil servants are voting on strike action over the planned closure of their office, their union PCS announced yesterday.

    The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills wants to transfer its Sheffield office’s functions to London, getting rid of up to 250 staff in...

    Friday 22nd Apr 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Sheffielders rally to each other’s struggles


    TRADE unionists and campaigners converged on Sheffield city centre on Saturday for a rally against austerity which united workers involved in different struggles.

    Steelworkers fighting for their jobs in Scunthorpe and Rotherham, public service workers threatened with redundancy at the...

    Monday 11th Apr 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Powerhouse or poorhouse north?


    TRADE unionists and campaigners will demonstrate in Sheffield today in a protest against the austerity that has ravaged the city’s economy.

    Speakers including Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell and public-sector union PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka will be asking if the...

    Saturday 9th Apr 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Sheffield cuts put Osborne to shame


    THE closure of the government’s Business Department (BIS) office in Sheffield makes “a mockery” of Chancellor George Osborne’s so-called northern powerhouse, the leader of Britain’s Civil Service union said yesterday.

    Public and Commercial Services (PCS)...

    Thursday 7th Apr 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Refuse workers to strike over bullying


    Sheffield walkout triggered by council subcontractor’s abuses

    Friday 1st Apr 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Arts ahead


    Star critics cherry-pick some of the best on offer in the weeks to come

    Saturday 13th Feb 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Arts


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