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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.


URTU Freezes Contribution Increases
9/9/2009
In light of the tough economic times, the United Road Transport Union's Executive Committee have decided to freeze the Union contribution increases, which should have started in August.

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Low paid jobs hardest hit by recession
8/9/2009
The retail industry has seen the largest rise in people claiming the dole during the last year.

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Government must take action on rise in workless households
26/8/2009
Government figures released today reveal the number of households in the UK with no-one over the age of 16 working has increased by 240,000 over the past year to 3.3 million.

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International Slavery Museum
12/8/2009
Museum shortlisted for The National Lottery Awards

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New laws must give agency workers genuine equal rights
31/7/2009
The TUC is calling on the Government to ensure new rules give agency workers real protection from exploitation and genuine equal treatment on pay, holiday and hours.

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Trade Unions at Work pamphlet
20/7/2009
A new pamphlet explains how unions work in modern Britain: the job they do for their members; the way they help boost business; and how they help make Britain a better place to live and work.

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Rule Book
13/7/2009
A copy of the new URTU Rule Book, as revised by the Triennial Delegates Meeting held on the 29 March, is now available to download.

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All Wales Truck Show
10/7/2009
The URTU Mobile Office will be attending the All Wales Truck & Transport Show this Sunday (12 July) at the Carmarthan Showground.

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Graduated Fixed Penalties
8/7/2009
Information about the Graduated Fixed Penalties and Deposits Scheme has been added to the Members Only area

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TUC welcomes new regulation of no-win, no-fee tribunal cases
2/7/2009
The TUC has welcomed the publication of a document from Justice Secretary Jack Straw MP which will see the introduction of new regulations covering 'no-win, no-fee' solicitors who work on employment tribunal cases

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