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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.


Miliband's moves on Colombia are a positive help
31/3/2009
Miliband's moves on Colombia are a positive help to unions and democratic forces, says TUC.

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Call to end low pay for young workers
27/3/2009
The TUC is to call on the Government to end the cycle of low pay for young workers.

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SSAFA Forces Help needs Volunteers
27/3/2009
SSAFA Forces Help (The Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association-Forces Help) needs people to join their team of volunteers.

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Iraqi Teachers Union faces threat of Government Takeover
27/3/2009
The government has authorized an official body to take over the union under the pretext of forcing the union to hold elections.

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Call for release of all Burmese political prisoners
26/3/2009
In Burma, more than 2,100 political and trade union prisoners are locked away in atrocious conditions for doing nothing more than exercising their basic human rights.

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Charity Truck Show - Plymouth Hoe (07 June 2009)
26/3/2009
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign is holding a truck show on Plymouth Hoe on Sunday 07 June 2009.

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FTA Chief Executive to speak at TDM
25/3/2009
Theo de Pencier, Chief Executive of the Freight Transport Association (FTA) will be speaking at URTU's Triennial Delegate Meeting, which takes place on Sunday (29 March).

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Put People First March
24/3/2009
This Saturday, thousands will march through London as part of a global campaign to challenge the G20, ahead of their 2nd April summit on the global financial crisis.

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Dole claimants outnumber vacancies by 20 to 1 in employment blackspots
18/3/2009
Job seekers are outnumbering vacancies advertised in jobcentres by twenty to one in parts of the country, according to a new analysis of official statistics published by the TUC.

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TUC Women's Conference
12/3/2009
TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber will today warn that women should not bear the brunt of reckless decisions made by a few male bankers.

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