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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.


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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Tribunal Awards: Defaulters' Names to be put on Public Debt Register
15/4/2009
People who fail to pay awards made by employment tribunals will now be publicly named and shamed, as the government clamps down hard on employers who disregard tribunal rulings.

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The Peoples Charter for Change
6/4/2009
URTU General Secretary, Bob Monks, has given his support to the Peoples Charter for Change.

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Tenth anniversary of the minimum wage proves critics wrong
1/4/2009
Critics of the national minimum wage (NMW) who warned its introduction would destroy jobs have been proved wrong says the TUC, as the minimum wage celebrates its tenth anniversary today.

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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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