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 116 page views.

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WORKERS’ MEMORIAL DAY

- a regular event on our annual calendar. Here we are in Central Park on 28 April 2017 with guest speaker, Dan McCarthy National Vice-President NASUWT.

CAREERS DAY AT BRENTWOOD

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 unions in 2017.

MAY RALLY

Join us for our Rally on 3 May at 7.30pm in the Asylum, 48-49 Viaduct Road CM1 1TS. Guest entertainers Rick Christian and Robb Johnson.

FOR LOCAL EVENTS

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NEWS FROM OUR MOVEMENT

VALENTINE’S DAY 2017

And here we are promoting trade unionism in Chelmsford High Street.

APRIL GENERAL MEETING

6 April 2017:

At the April meeting of Chelmsford TUC delegates agreed to send a donation to the Leigh Folk Festival which will be held on 24/25 June. They also agreed to strengthen their support for the campaign against the downgrading of the Accident & Emergency units at Broomfield and Southend Hospitals.

Members of the public are invited to the Workers’ Memorial Day event which will be held in Central Park, near the lake and viaduct, on April 28 at 12.30pm. The guest speaker will be Dan McCarthy, National Vice-President of the NASUWT. An exhibition of health & safety posters will be on show at Remembrance Square outside the Chelmsford Central Library.

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