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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.


Small Increase in Contributions
17/12/2015


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URTU members vote overwhelmingly in support of industrial strike action at DHL Supply Chain (Marks & Spencer contract)
11/12/2015
The industrial action is due to commence on Friday 18th December.

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Guidance on Well-being at Work
10/12/2015
New union guidance on well-being at work has been published today. The new TUC guidance - Work and well-being - sets out the importance of healthy workplaces and provides advice on how to handle specific issues such as smoking, obesity and stress.

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Guide to help end discrimination against disabled workers with invisible impairments
4/12/2015
Good practice guide for workplace representatives to help them support trade union members with invisible impairments

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Workplace bullying questionnaire
12/11/2015
This November is anti-bullying month. The United Road Transport Union (URTU) is concerned workplace bullying is still a big issue for far too many workers across the UK.

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Employers and government need to pick up the pace on living wage
2/11/2015
The Living Wage Foundation has today announced an increase in the living wage by 40p to £8.25 per hour. The London Living Wage has increased by 25p to £9.40 per hour.

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Trade Union Bill - Lobby of Parliament
22/10/2015
As part of the campaign against this major assault on trade union and human rights the TUC is organising a lobby of Parliament on Monday, 2nd November, which the United Road Transport Union (URTU) is obviously supporting.

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More than 17,000 convicted of careless driving in past two years
15/10/2015
The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has revealed that more than 17,000 people have been convicted of careless driving offences since police were given the power to issue fixed penalty notices for it two years ago.

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TUC Congress 2015
10/9/2015
The 147th Congress will be held at the Brighton Centre, Kings Road, Brighton from Sunday 13 September to Wednesday 16 September 2015.

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Survey on Job Insecurity
10/9/2015
This is to help us campaign for a better deal for people at work.

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