Chelmsford TUC

Established 1899

Welcome to the Chelmsford & District Trades Union Council website

Chelmsford & District Trades Union Council is affiliated to the Trades Union Congress (TUC) and the Essex County Association of Trades Councils.

Its membership is made up of delegates from mainly locally based trade union branches that are affiliated to the TUC. Its aim is to promote the objectives of the TUC and to defend the interests of trade unionists and their families within Chelmsford.

 We have a wide range of content on this site, including sections on labour and trade union boycotts, the history of the union and labour movements, working class culture, songs, poetry and literature, and politics, equal opportunities and workplace information, as well as many links to the wider labour movement. In the last 24 hours we have had 215 page views.

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Chelmsford TUC is to host Banner Theatre’s production of Chicago: the Great Teachers’ Strike. This will take place on MONDAY 28 NOVEMBER at Christchurch, New London Road. The production will start at 19:00 and will end by 21:00 with a chance for audience discussion. Tickets will be £10 (unwaged £5). Tickets available from the Secretary, Chelmsford TUC.

CHELMSFORD TUC SUPPORTS THE JUNIOR DOCTORS.

WORKERS’ MEMORIAL DAY

- a regular event on our annual calendar.

Chelmsford TUC has a proud record of attending various Careers Day events in local schools. Here we are at Brentwood School where we distributed hundreds of leaflets promoting trade unionism.

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NEWS FROM OUR MOVEMENT

GENERAL MEETING SEPTEMBER 2016

7 September 2016: One of the first decisions made by delegates at the September meeting of Chelmsford TUC was to host a performance of ‘The Great Teachers’ Strike’. This will take place at Christ Church on November 28, commencing at 7pm. The show’s theme is how the Chicago Teachers’ Union and their community allies worked together for public sector education. The story, told by the excellent Banner Theatre Company, is woven together with vibrant music, songs and video footage. It is a remarkable performance that not only provides lessons but also inspiration. This will be the third visit to Chelmsford by the Banner Theatre Company.

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