Tuesday May 30, 2017
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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.


Success in Catwalk Case
8/4/2010
No catwalk covering the diesel tank and no anti-slip surface.

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Electronic Cigarette
7/4/2010
The Union recently received an enquiry from URTU member, Dave Halliwell, regarding the increasing popularity of 'electronic cigarettes'.

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Euro Emergency Call
5/4/2010
If you needed the police in Portugal or an ambulance in Austria would you have a clue what number to call?

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DfT to support URTU's legislative campaign
29/3/2010
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) has received confirmation that the Department for Transport (DfT) is 'minded' to support it's campaign.

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Give Us a (Loo) Break
8/3/2010
URTU has given its full support to a campaign calling for a change in the law to bring workplace loos into the 21st century.

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Truckshows 2010
3/3/2010
The URTU Mobile Office will be attending all the following truck events in 2010.

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Work Your Proper Hours Day
26/2/2010
Today is Work Your Proper Hours Day. It's the day when, according to official statistics, the average person who does unpaid overtime stops working for free, and starts to earn for themselves.

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Widespread wage freezes could threaten recovery
16/2/2010
Widespread wage freezes across the private and public sector will reduce consumer demand and could threaten the UK's fragile economic recovery, the TUC warns ahead of its third annual pay bargaining conference in London today.

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Workers' Memorial Day
29/1/2010
The URTU has welcomed the Government's decision to formally recognise Workers' Memorial Day in the UK.

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1,400 Modern Apprentice places within the Scottish logistics sector
27/1/2010
Skills Development Scotland has recently allocated funding for some 1400 Modern Apprentice 'all age' places within the Scottish logistics sector.

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