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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.


All Together for the NHS: 1 September day of action for fair pay
29/8/2014
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) has given its full support to the All Together for the NHS campaign.

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The living wage is out of reach for most women working part-time in many parts of Britain
28/8/2014
The majority of women working part-time earn less than the living wage in over 50 local authority areas across Britain, according to research published today by the TUC.

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Community Sentences
26/8/2014
Research carried out by your Union has concluded that courts should not be able to award community sentences to a convicted professional driver if the unpaid work element of the sentence places the driver in breach of the daily or weekly rest periods.

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Welfare reforms spectacularly fail the Prime Minister's new family test
22/8/2014
The majority of social security cuts announced by the government will fall on working families, who will suffer twice the level of benefit losses as out of work families, according to a new report published today by the TUC.

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TUC Congress 2014 - Final Agenda
20/8/2014
Motions and nominations for the 146th Annual Trades Union Congress, 7 - 10 September 2014, Liverpool

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Wheels Magazine - August 2014
19/8/2014
The August 2014 issue of your Union's magazine 'Wheels' is now available to download.

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Pensioner families to suffer social security cuts worth over £6bn a year
18/8/2014
Pensioner families across the UK will suffer social security cuts worth £6.38bn a year by the time the government's welfare reforms have taken full affect.

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ULR Northern Conference
15/8/2014
This year's ULR Northern Conference will take place on 19 September at Ribby Hall Village near Preston.

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Britain Needs A Pay Rise National Demo
12/8/2014
With people facing the biggest squeeze on their incomes since Victorian times, your Union believes that, as growth returns to the UK economy, everyone should get to share in the recovery.

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Driver CPC deadline set to be achieved
11/8/2014
Evidence suggests that the vast majority of drivers will have completed their 35 hours' periodic training by the 10 September deadline.

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