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Coping with the Economic Downturn

19/2/2009

The economic downturn is affecting our industry badly with the Union experiencing a big increase in the number of members facing redundancy. This includes LGV / HGV drivers and warehouse employees.

As part of the Union's drive to help, a 36 page booklet called Coping with the Economic Downturn: A Practical Guide for Working People and their Families is now available for URTU Members to download free of charge. Although it is not specific to lorry / truck drivers and warehouse employees in our Union, it offers some very helpful advice.

It includes sections entitled;

If you are threatened with redundancy

Making sure you claim the right benefits

Dealing with debt and rising prices

Accessing work, skills and training

Further support and advice.

To download the booklet visit the redundancy page in the members only area.

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