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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.


Tax credits and benefits play crucial role in preventing working people falling into poverty
14/2/2014


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Union Learning Rep Stage Two course
14/2/2014
Your Union has announced that it will be running a Union Learning Rep (ULR) Stage Two training course on the 2 - 6 June 2014 at Ruskin College, Oxford.

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Employers should be sympathetic to employees affected by the floods
13/2/2014
With many parts of the South West and the South East badly affected by flooding - in some cases since the start of the year - the TUC is urging employers to be sympathetic to the problems being faced by thousands of employees whose homes are under water.

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Drivers advised to take care as more wind and rain forecast across England today
12/2/2014
The Highways Agency is urging road users to take care, particularly in the North East, North West and South West of the country, as heavy rain and strong winds are forecast from Wednesday afternoon until midnight.

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Work Your Proper Hours Day
10/2/2014
If staff who regularly work unpaid overtime did all their extra hours from the start of the year they wouldn't get paid until 28 February 2014.

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ULR Conference Event
10/2/2014
Calling all Union Learning Reps. You are invited to attend the ULR Conference Event on the 12 March 2014 at Westone Manor Hotel, Northampton.

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Nominations extended for FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards
10/2/2014
Nominations for the FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards have been extended until Monday 17 February at 17:30.

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Highways Agency gives advice for drivers in wet and windy conditions
7/2/2014
The Highways Agency is advising road users to drive with extra care in the current wet conditions and prepare for travel disruption from early on Saturday.

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Road users advised of high winds in the South East
4/2/2014
The Highways Agency is advising road users to be cautious as strong winds are forecast across the South East tomorrow.

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London Underground strikes
31/1/2014
The RMT and TSSA unions have called two 48‑hour strikes for London Underground.

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