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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 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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UK has a 'jobs gap' of 158,000
16/8/2011
The UK has a 'jobs gap' - the number of people currently employed minus employment levels on the eve of the recession in December 2007.

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'Bloody Tuesday'
15/8/2011
No self respecting Trade Union website could fail to make mention today of the centennial commemoration of the last occasion when civilians were killed on the streets of mainland Britain by British soldiers.

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Most Gridlocked Country in Europe
11/8/2011
According to the latest traffic survey by TomTom, the UK's roads are the most gridlocked in Europe.

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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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