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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.


Online survey for working parents
14/11/2012
Are you a working parent with children aged 0 - 12? You are invited to take part in an online survey conducted by the University of Manchester.

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TUC backs Europe-wide day of protest against austerity
14/11/2012
Across Europe today workers are protesting against their governments' economic policies as unions call for an end to austerity and a focus on jobs and growth.

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ETUC - European Day of Action & Solidarity - 14 November 2012
7/11/2012
Rally & anti-austerity protest - Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester at 12 noon on Wednesday 14 November 2012.

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More employers must sign up to the Living Wage
5/11/2012
The TUC, which URTU is an affiliated member, has today welcomed the announcement from the Living Wage Foundation and the Greater London Authority (GLA).

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URTU backs campaign to stop the privatisation of PTS in Manchester
16/10/2012
Your Union is backing the campaign to stop the privatisation of the patient transport service (PTS) within Greater Manchester.

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Over half a million low-paid workers could miss out on auto-enrolment next year
12/10/2012
Over half a million low-paid workers, 80 per cent of whom are women, could lose thousands of pounds in employer pension contributions if ministers go ahead with plans to raise the earnings trigger for people to be auto-enrolled into workplace pensions.

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URTU Support for Demonstration and Lorry Convoy
9/10/2012
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) has given its full support to today's demonstration and lorry convoy in the heart of the European Quarter in Brussels.

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Action Week Campaigns for Safe, Secure Work
5/10/2012
The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) and its member unions worldwide, are holding a road action week to fight for safe, secure work.

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March for a Future - Transport from North West England
2/10/2012
Your Union is asking members to support 'March for a Future that Works' on the 20 October in London. Below are details of transport from North West England to the March.

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National Minimum Wage
1/10/2012
From today the National Minimum Wage (NMW) will rise in accordance with the recommendations set out by the Low Pay Commission in its 2012 report.

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