Saturday November 17, 2018
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.


Small Increase in Union Contributions
17/10/2018
In these difficult financial times, the URTU has limited the increase in Union contributions to 3.5 per cent.

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Death sentences imminent for 17 striking truckers in Qazvin
9/10/2018
Death sentences are imminent for 17 detained striking truckers in Qazvin Province, in the north-west of Iran.

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Joint URTU and DHL Book stall helps learning and local charities
18/9/2018


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Union Rep Booklet: Mental health & the workplace
13/9/2018


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6 in 10 workers say being snooped on by their boss fuels "distrust and discrimination"
17/8/2018
6 in 10 working people fear that greater workplace surveillance through technology will fuel distrust (65%) and discrimination (66%), according to research for I'll Be Watching You, a new TUC report published today.

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TUC urges bosses to keep workplaces cool as temps hit 34c this week
24/7/2018
As the heatwave continues with temperatures set to hit 34c in parts of the UK on Wednesday, URTU is calling on employers to keep workplaces cool and relax dress codes so staff can work as comfortably as possible.

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HGVs are motorway-safe, says FTA
19/7/2018
FTA, the UK's largest membership association in the logistics sector, has spoken out to reassure drivers that HGVs have never been more motorway-safe.

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Report to Members
17/7/2018
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 2017.

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Union Learning Representative courses
2/7/2018
Your Union is running two training courses for Union Learning Representatives (ULRs) at Ruskin College in Oxford.

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Two thirds of zero hours workers want jobs with guaranteed hours
28/6/2018
Most people on zero-hours contracts are not on them by choice, recent union polling has revealed.

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