Friday November 24, 2017
For the road ahead

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.


URTU Learning Conference 2018
10/10/2017
URTU Learning's next annual conference will be taking place on the 2nd March 2018 in Nottingham.

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URTU Membership Card and Diary
9/10/2017
All URTU members will be receiving their URTU membership card and 2018/19 diary during November and December.

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URTU Backs White Ribbon Campaign
4/10/2017
On average two women a week are killed by a male partner or former partner. One in four women will suffer domestic violence in their lifetimes.

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National Executive Committee Members
24/9/2017
Following the recent nominations for National Executive Committee Members, Bro. Mark Rushby and Bro. Jason Chittock accepted their nominations in the uncontested Regions of Nine and Eleven of our Union.

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RHA wins significant climbdown from Government on truckers' Overnight Allowances
7/9/2017
The RHA has won a significant concession from tax officials on Overnight Allowances for lorry drivers.

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TEMPORARY RELAXATION OF THE ENFORCEMENT OF DRIVERS' HOURS RULES: TRANSPORT OF LIVE PIGS FROM SCOTLAND TO ABBATOIRS IN ENGLAND
16/8/2017
Emergency relaxation of the enforcement of EU drivers' hours rules for drivers involved in the transport of live pigs from farms in Scotland to abattoirs in England following a fire at the Brechin Abattoir.

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Court ruling is victory for workers' access to justice
26/7/2017
Today, the Supreme Court has decided that the decision to impose fees for workers to bring a claim to the Employment Tribunal was unlawful and therefore should be quashed.

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URTU Learning - One Day Workshop
19/7/2017
URTU Learning are hosting a one day workshop around the role of the Union Learning Representative (ULR).

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Drivers' Hours & Working Time
18/7/2017
The simplified guidance on the EU drivers' hours and working time rules has been updated, to further clarify certain issues.

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Report to Members
13/7/2017
In accordance with Section 32A of the Act, the National Executive Committee hereby gives the following information extracted from its accounts and annual return for the year ended 31 December 2016.

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