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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.


URTU Training Courses
8/8/2011
A number of new dates have recently been released for URTU training courses over the next few months.

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National Road Safety Week
5/8/2011
National Road Safety Week is happening from 21 -27 November 2011 and your Union wants you to get involved

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Fifty Years Membership and Still on the Road
14/7/2011
On 1 July, Brian Barnett reached the milestone of 50 years membership of URTU.

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Government approves new minimum wage rate
1/7/2011
The Government has recently accepted the independent Low Pay Commission's (LPC) recommendations for this year's National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates.

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Are you driving blind due to hay fever?
1/7/2011
It's that time of year when the effects of hay fever, and other allergies, are at there greatest and it is making millions drive blind on Britain's roads.

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Government Computer Scheme
17/6/2011
How about getting yourself a low priced computer through government funding?

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Sad farewell to former Felixstowe Branch Secretary
14/6/2011
It is with sad regret that I learned of the recent passing away of Region 8 honorary member, Ken Wilding. By Mike Billingham, URTU Regional Officer

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90 Trade Unionists Murdered in 2010
8/6/2011
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has revealed, today, that last year was another difficult and dangerous year for trade unionists around the world, with 90 murdered for their efforts defending workers' rights.

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50 Years Membership?
2/6/2011
It might sound incredibly but we know that there are a number of members who have reached the half century mark in terms of years membership of the Union.

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Agency Workers Regulations Guidance
20/5/2011
The Government has recently published guidance to help employers and the recruitment sector prepare for the introduction of the Agency Workers Regulations.

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