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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.


Stress is the UK's top health and safety concern, say workplace reps
10/10/2014
Advance findings from a new TUC survey of union health and safety representatives published today on World Mental Health Day find stress to be the top concern in UK workplaces.

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National Minimum Wage increases today
1/10/2014
The national minimum wage rates from today for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland has increased today

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Do you support members' disputes in the workplace? UCLAN want to hear from you.
1/10/2014
The University of Central Lancaster (UCLAN) is conducting a survey to ask trade union representatives (paid and lay officials) about their experience of dealing with individual union members' disputes in the workplace.

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ONS revisions shows fall in living standards worse than thought
30/9/2014
New figures published today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the UK's living standards crisis is worse than previously thought.

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URTU Lay Official Courses 2015
26/9/2014
The URTU Training course dates for 2015 have been released.

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Hard Up Festival, Birmingham
23/9/2014
As part of the Britain Needs a Pay Rise campaign, the Midlands TUC is to host a family-friendly Hard Up Festival in Birmingham this weekend to highlight the ongoing negative impact of government policies on pay and living standards across the region.

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Tribunal fees denying harassed and abused workers access to justice
11/9/2014
New employment tribunal statistics published today show that the new system of charging upfront fees is resulting in a major reduction in claims.

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Driver CPC deadline reached
10/9/2014
All professional bus, coach and lorry drivers must have completed their first block of Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) periodic training by today to continue working.

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Leslie Manasseh is to be the next TUC President
10/9/2014
Leslie Manasseh, Deputy General Secretary at civil service union Prospect, is to be the next President of the TUC.

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New TUC guide shows how unions improve jobs and build a fairer society
6/9/2014
On the eve of the annual Trades Union Congress in Liverpool, the TUC has published The Union Advantage, a guide to how unions make work better and society fairer.

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