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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.


Barry Carter retirement
27/1/2010
Everybody at the URTU would like to express their thanks and pass on their good wishes to Mr Barry Carter following his retirement in December 2009.

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New guide for family friendly working
26/1/2010
The TUC, whch URTU is an affiliated member, has today launched a new guide on how to persuade employers of the benefits of introducing family friendly policies at work.

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2010 MAN everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards
20/1/2010
Nominations for the MAN 2010 everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards will close on 19 February 2010.

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Truckshow 2010
19/1/2010
The truckshow dates have been announced for 2010.

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The value of unions to workers and their employers
4/12/2009
With the recession putting pressure on Britain's workers, the TUC, which URTU is an affiliated member, has published new materials to help unions attract new recruits and demonstrate the value of unions to employers.

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Half a million fewer workers earning overtime pay
27/11/2009
The number of people working paid overtime in the UK has fallen by nearly half a million in the last year to just under four million.

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URTU announce small increase to union contributions
27/11/2009
In these difficult financial times, the URTU is pleased to announce that it has been able to limit the increase in Union contributions.

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Good Progress in Legislative Oversight Campaign
23/11/2009
We would like to thank everybody who took the time and effort to send us the responses that you received from your MP's, regarding the Union's campaign to get a legislative oversight in the Working Time Regulations amended.

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Man everywoman in Transport and Logistics awards 2010
23/11/2009
The 2010 MAN everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards open for entries from 01 December 2009.

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Logistics Academy East Midlands opens at West Nottinghamshire College
18/11/2009
The East Midlands regional hub of the Logistics Academy launched last week at the Kirkby-in-Ashfield campus of West Nottinghamshire College is set to boost access to national skills within the logistics industry.

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