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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.


ULR courses
2/10/2013
Your Union will be running two more ULR Training courses in November and December this year.

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National minimum wage increases
1/10/2013
The national minimum wage for adults has increased by 12p an hour to £6.31 from today.

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The Real Cost of Privitisation
27/9/2013
The Trade Union Co-ordinating Group (TUCG) brings together URTU and nine other national unions to co-ordinate campaigning activities in Parliament and beyond has produced a booklet on The Real Cost of Privitisation.

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Reforming the law on level crossings
25/9/2013
Today, the Law Commission for England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission publish a joint report on the law governing level crossings.

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TUC march in Manchester calls on Conservative conference to Save Our NHS
24/9/2013
Thousands of people are to march and rally in Manchester this weekend against cuts, job losses and the increasing involvement of private healthcare companies in the NHS.

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Bedroom tax has pushed one in three council tenants into arrears
19/9/2013
Nearly one in three council housing tenants affected by the bedroom tax have fallen behind on their rent since its introduction earlier this year, according to new figures released today by False Economy.

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Changes to URTU Regions
19/9/2013
The URTU Regional Areas are changing.

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All Together for the NHS: The Farm adds their support to TUC Manchester rally
17/9/2013
Liverpool band, The Farm, will be supporting the TUC's march and rally in Manchester on Sunday 29 September against NHS cuts and privatisation.

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Manchester March and Rally - Sunday 29 September 2013
16/9/2013
Supporters of the National Health Service and all those who want to defend jobs, services and a decent welfare state will be marching in Manchester.

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First driver CPC milestone reached
10/9/2013
Today marks the deadline by which drivers of coaches and buses with ‘acquired rights' must have completed their first block of Driver CPC periodic training.

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