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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.


Default Retirement Age
2/3/2011
Subject to Parliamentary approval, the law on the Default Retirement Age (DRA) will change on 6 April 2011. Thereafter the DRA will be phased out over a transitional period running until 30 September 2011.

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March for the Alternative - NW coaches
2/3/2011
Together with the TUC and other unions, URTU is inviting members to take part in a national march against the cuts on 26 March 2011.

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Protest in the Park
21/2/2011
The Tories and Liberals are holding their party conferences in Cardiff on 5th March. UK Government ministers will be there.

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Gwrthwynebu Toriadau Llywodraeth Y Du / Oppose UK Government Cuts
18/2/2011
PLEIDLEISIWCH IE dros Gymru - Refferendwm (VOTE YES for Wales - Referendum) / PROTEST yn y Parc - Caerdydd (PROTEST in the Park - Cardiff)

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Health & Safety Rally
15/2/2011
Wednesday 2 March 2011, Houses of Parliament

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Unions call for Big Bonuses to be liable for Corporation Tax
14/2/2011
Pay and bonuses above £250,000 (ten times the level of average pay in the UK) should be considered company profit and liable for corporation tax, the TUC says today ahead of the latest round of bank bonus announcements.

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Agency Worker Regulations
10/2/2011
The Agency Worker Regulations in October 2011, will go a long way to rectify the huge disparity between the rights of directly employed and agency workers.

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Default Retirement Age
10/2/2011
The Government has announced that it is to scrap the default retirement age in the UK.

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URTU announce Small Increase to Union Contributions
9/2/2011
In these difficult financial times, the URTU has limited the increase in Union contributions to below inflation rate.

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South Yorkshire Assenting Hauliers Group Forum
7/2/2011
The South Yorkshire Assenting Hauliers Group Forum was suspended last year for a two year period due to the economic situation.

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