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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.


Increase in minimum wage announced
12/5/2009
The Low Pay Commission (LPC) has announced today that the adult minimum wage will increase from October 2009.

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Boost for agency workers' rights
8/5/2009
Agency workers are set to get the same pay and conditions as permanent staff in a new step forward for fairness and equality in the workplace.

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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
8/5/2009
Tom Mclennan's play adaptation of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists is touring again.

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Union reps make good citizens
7/5/2009
Trade union reps are eight times more likely than the general population to engage in voluntary work and give more of their time to community organisations, according to research published today.

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Getting hot and bothered at work
6/5/2009
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) is supporting a campaign to call for the introduction of a new upper limit on workplace temperature.

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Time to Take On the Working Time Myths
27/4/2009
The TUC, which URTU is an affiliated member, has today published ten myths about working time that it believes have had too much influence on the debate so far.

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Equality Bill
27/4/2009
The URTU has given it's full support to the Equality Bill which was published today by Harriet Harmen, Minister for Women and Equality.

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Agency Workers Questionnaire
26/4/2009
Working on the Edge campaign - securing a better deal for agency workers.

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Two billion pounds needed to fund new jobs for long-term unemployed
21/4/2009
The TUC is calling on the Government to inject two billion pounds into new work schemes for the long-term unemployed.

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Real Help Now
20/4/2009
The international financial crisis and the recession it has caused are having a real impact on individuals, families and businesses. So a range of new help is being made available by the Government.

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