Chelmsford & District Trades Union Council is affiliated to the Trades Union Congress (TUC) and the Essex County Association of Trades Councils.
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- a regular event on our annual calendar. Join us in Central Park, close to the lake and viaduct on 28 April at 12.30pm. Guest speaker: Dan McCarthy Vice-President NASUWT.
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. We will be there, once again, on 16 March.
And here we are promoting trade unionism in Chelmsford High Street.
2 March 2017: A discussion on health and safety took place at the monthly meeting of Chelmsford TUC with delegates expressing their concern that asbestos still has a significant presence in many schools throughout the country, posing a threat to teachers and students. This debate will continue when the Trades Council holds its open-air meeting on April 28th at 12.30 to mark Workers’ Memorial Day. The guest speaker will be Dan McCarthy, Vice-President of the NASUWT. Members of the public are invited to the event which will be held in Central Park, near the lake and viaduct.