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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.


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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Project shows how unions can support vulnerable workers
3/6/2009
The Trades Union Congress' Vulnerable Workers Project (VWP) publishes its final report today suggesting how unions can support vulnerable workers having problems at work.

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URTU delighted by HSE decision
3/6/2009
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) is delighted by the Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) annoucement today that it is to make all of its publications available to download at no cost.

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www.64ForSuu.org
27/5/2009
The United Road Transport Union has given its support to a new website www.64ForSuu.org calling for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi, and all of Burma's political prisoners.

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Executive Committee Elections - Regions 7 and 8
26/5/2009
The closing date of the ballots in the Executive Committee Elections for Regions 7 and 8 has been extended by one week, until 18 June 2009.

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One in five pedestrian crossings in London do not comply to guidelines
14/5/2009
Caroline Pidgeon, the Liberal Democrat London Assembly Transport Spokesperson, has revealed that one in five pedestrian crossings in London do not give people enough time to cross the road.

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Shropshire Truck Show
13/5/2009
The URTU Mobile Office will be attending this weekend's Shropshire Truck Show.

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