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.
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11 January 2018: At their first meeting in January 2018 delegates to Chelmsford TUC agreed to hold a number of events during the year including several public meetings and exhibitions to mark May Day, International Women’s Day and Workers Memorial Day. Delegates reported on their activity at Chelmsford railway station promoting the RMT’s campaign against fare increases, and backed its campaign for passenger safety by the provision of a qualified safety critical person on all trains.