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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.


Save Our NHS petition
19/10/2011
Tomorrow (20 Oct) the action group '38 Degrees' will meet with key Lib Dem members of the House of Lords.

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Road Safety Week
14/10/2011
Your Union has again given its full backing to this year's Road Safety Week, which takes place from the 21 - 27 November.

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Workplace Temperature Survey 2011
3/10/2011
Your Union has joined forces with the other nine unions in the Trade Union Co-Ordinating Group to highlight and tackle the problem of high temperatures in workplaces.

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Equal Treatment Rights for Agency Workers come into Force
1/10/2011
Hundreds of thousands of agency workers across the UK will now benefit from improved working conditions from the new equal treatment rights for agency workers that came into effect on 1 October 2011.

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Unions United for an Alternative
8/9/2011
Tickets are still available for the Unions United for an Alternative event on Sunday 11 September at the Bloomsbury Theatre on the eve of this year's TUC.

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URTU members accept improved offer at Matthew Clark
7/9/2011
URTU members at the Matthew Clark Wholesale Ltd, Runcorn, accept improved offer.

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Dust level limits must be reduced to protect workplace health
2/9/2011
The TUC, which URTU is an affiliated member, is calling for urgent action to reduce dust levels in the workplace, a hazard which is responsible for thousands of deaths in the UK every year.

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Working Class Movement Library Appeal
1/9/2011
The Working Class Movement Library in Salford has launched an appeal to help raise the shortfall in their funding.

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Manchester for the Alternative Sunday 2 October 2011
26/8/2011
March and rally on Sunday 2 October 2011.

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URTU Members to take Strike Action at Matthew Clark Wholesale Ltd
19/8/2011
United Road Transport Union (URTU) members will be taking strike action at Matthew Clark Wholesale Ltd, Runcorn, on Monday 22 August 2011.

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