LRD constitution 1912
Founded in July 1912, LRD has maintained the principles embodied in its initial constitution throughout the last 100 years, and provided its affiliates with a wealth of information and research. In 2018 LRD became a company limited by guarantee (Company Number 11429402). Individual members and affiliates continue to enjoy the same rights and benefits as before (see articles).
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The Labour Research Department has over 4,000 trade union organisations and individuals, including 51 national unions, representing more than 99% of total TUC membership, affiliated or subscribing to its services.
“If our trade union branch could affiliate to one organisation it would be the Labour Research Department (LRD). The information provided in LRD publications are indispensable tools for workplace reps to know their own and members rights.”
Paul Cruse, Secretary, Unite Westminster Branch