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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.


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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New guidance on preventing harassment and violence in the workplace
17/11/2009
URTU has joined forces with other unions, employers and the government to promote new guidance on preventing harassment and violence in the workplace.

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Limit tax relief for high earners, says TUC
16/11/2009
The TUC is to tell the Chancellor that he should raise 10 billion pounds a year by capping the amount of tax relief that can be claimed by those earning more than 100,000 pounds a year at 5,000 pounds.

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Workers spend nearly 22 million hours commuting every day
9/11/2009
UK workers spend 21.8 million hours travelling to and from work every day, according to a TUC analysis of official statistics published today.

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Miners Strike - Meeting to mark 25 year anniversary
9/11/2009
The Working Class Movement Library (Manchester) marks the 25 anniversary of the Miners Strike 1984-1985

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URTU supports call for raising minimum wage
29/10/2009
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) has given it's support for a call to raise the National Minimum Wage (NMW) to £6.

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New bank holiday in 2012 would seal a triumphant year for volunteering
26/10/2009
A new bank holiday should be introduced in 2012 to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the London Olympics and Paralympics and seal a triumphant year for volunteers across the UK.

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URTU Course Availability
23/10/2009
There is still a limited number of places available on URTU courses running throughout 2009.

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