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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.


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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Employers urged to cool down their staff
1/7/2009
With a heatwave warning in place this week for parts of the UK, and temperatures predicted to soar as high as 32c, URTU is calling on employers to relax dress codes and cool down their wilting employees.

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Highways Agency 'Abnormal Loads' Website
22/6/2009
Phase Three of the Highways Agency's Electronic Service Delivery for Abnormal Loads (ESDAL) service went live today.

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Demands for the release of Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi
19/6/2009
The TUC, which URTU is an affiliated member, is calling for the release of Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on her 64th birthday today.

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Another dangerous year to be a trade unionist
10/6/2009
Last year was another difficult and dangerous year for trade unionists around the world with 76 murdered because of their work defending workers' rights.

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