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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
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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FINAL REMINDER! The 2011 MAN everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards
1/2/2011


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Time to end to discrimination and hatred on Holocaust Memorial Day
27/1/2011
URTU has joined up with the Trades Union Congress (TUC) to call for an end to discrimination and prejudice on Holocaust Memorial Day today.

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Denying justice to wronged employees will not help UK plc perform better, says TUC
27/1/2011
Proposed changes to employment law will make it harder for employees who have been wronged at work to seek justice, give the green light to rogue employers, and do nothing to improve the performance of the UK's small businesses, says the TUC today.

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Enforcing Minimum Workplace Rights Newsletter
20/1/2011
The TUC, which URTU is an affiliated member, has today published the first in a series of newsletters to help vulnerable workers, and the union members who protect them in the workplace, find out more about their basic employment rights at work.

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EDL not welcome in Luton
17/1/2011
On Saturday 5 February, the English Defence League (EDL) intend to descend on Luton. Their intention is to threaten and intimidate people and to spread racial hatred.

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URTU welcomes abolition of default retirement age
13/1/2011
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) has welcomed the government's decision today to abolish the default retirement age.

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New URTU Lay Official Course Dates
12/1/2011
The dates of four URTU Lay Official courses has been announced today.

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