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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.


New URTU Training Course dates
20/7/2016
Dates of upcoming URTU Shop Steward and Health & Safety Rep courses.

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Study on EU social rules in road transport and its enforcement
17/6/2016
The European Commission has recently published the study to evaluate Regulation (EC) 561/2006, Directive 2002/15/EC and Directive 2006/22/EC, which govern EU social rules in road transport and its enforcement.

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Vocational Driving Licence Application Form Guide
8/6/2016
The DVLA has developed a guide to help vocational driving licence applicants complete the D2 and D4 application forms.

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URTU welcomes U-turn after government drops law letting police spy on unions
7/6/2016
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) has today welcomed the news that ministers are to drop controversial plans to allow police and intelligence agencies spy on union activity.

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Wigan Multicultural Celebration
25/5/2016
Wigan Together, a coalition of local trade unions, progressive political parties and community groups will be going ahead with a planned Multicultural Celebration on Saturday 28th May.

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Wheels April 2016
19/4/2016
The latest issue of Wheels is now available.

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BAME workers with degrees two and half times more likely to be unemployed
15/4/2016
Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) workers with degrees are two and half times more likely to be unemployed than white graduates, according to new analysis published today.

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Young women with vocational qualifications earn 15% less than men
11/4/2016
Young women with vocational qualifications earn 15% less than men with comparable qualifications, according to new analysis published by the TUC.

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URTU successful in securing funding for its education project - URTU Learning
11/4/2016
The mission of the project is to assist and guide all individuals especially drivers and warehouse operatives in all aspects of learning to unlock their full potential.

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Health and Safety Reps Survey 2016
31/3/2016
The 2016 biennial health and safety representatives survey is now underway. This is the eleventh TUC survey of health and safety reps.

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