Wednesday January 29, 2020
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News Archive

Welcome to the archived news page of the United Road Transport Union.

If you have any news stories that would be of interest to other URTU members, please contact the URTU newsdesk on 0161 486 2103 or contact here.


TEMPORARY RELAXATION OF THE ENFORCEMENT OF DRIVERS HOURS AND WORKING TIME RULES: DELIVERY OF LPG
19/12/2019
This temporary relaxation applies from 00:01 on Friday 20 December 2019 and will run until 23:59 on Monday 6 January 2020 and will apply only to those drivers involved in the delivery of LPG within England and Wales.

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Hovis commit to TUC Dying to Work Charter
10/12/2019
URTU National Officer, Brian Hart reports

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On the Road to Success with Biffa
6/12/2019
The Wales Union Learning Fund (WULF), through URTU Learning, has financially supported Leighton Thomas with training on the Transport Manager CPC course which he did online through MD Training UK.

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Responding to harmful work-related stress
8/11/2019
Guidance for union representatives on making complaints to the HSE or Local Authority enforcement agencies

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A Year In The Life Of A Lorry Driver
1/11/2019
The transport and logistics specialists at www.WMBLogistics.co.uk surveyed almost 500 lorry drivers around the UK in a bid to highlight what a year in the life of a lorry driver looks like.

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Union Learning Conference 2020
14/10/2019
URTU Learning will be holding its Annual Conference on 27 March 2020 in Nottingham.

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Training Courses 2020
14/10/2019
Your Union is running training courses for Shop Stewards, Health & Safety Reps and Union Learning Reps throughout 2020.

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URTU Learning Receive Award for Learning Partnership
26/9/2019
URTU has received a prestigious award at Stafford College's annual Celebration Awards for outstanding support towards our apprenticeship training programme.

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Workers shouldn't have to wait until Christmas for another public holiday
23/9/2019
Unions are calling on the government to create four new public holidays, including at least one between August and Christmas.

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Trade union members to support climate action
20/9/2019
Trade unions members across the UK will today take part in workplace actions in support of the climate change protests taking place across the world.

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