With Fairtrade Fortnight to be celebrated next month trade union branches are to be encouraged to affiliate to Chelmsford Fairtrade Town Campaign.
Delegates heard at the meeting that nearly two thousand leaflets have been circulated by their colleagues opposing the recent train fare increases.
Chelmsford TUC will hold its traditional rally at Friends Meeting House on 1 May with Manuel Cortes (TSSA General Secretary) and Hope Daley (Unison Health & Safety Officer) as the speakers. Exhibitions in the public square of Chelmsford Library have been booked for International Women’s Day and Workers’ Memorial Day.
Delegates were pleased to hear that Thompsons Solicitors will be providing a speaker for our March meeting on legal issues that particularly impact on women.