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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.


Welfare Reform Bill
19/2/2009
URTU has given its support to the PCS campaign against parts of the Welfare Reform Bill.

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Coping with the Economic Downturn
19/2/2009
A Practical Guide for Working People and their Families.

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175th Celebration of Tolpuddle Martyrs in London
17/2/2009
From 20-26 April 2009 there will be a week of events in London to mark the 175th anniversary of the Tolpuddle Martyrs.

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Jobs, Justice, Climate - Yes you can
11/2/2009
At the start of April Barack Obama will make his first visit to Europe when he jets into London with other world leaders for the G20 summit.

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Work Your Proper Hours Day
9/2/2009
Work Your Proper Hours Day (27 Feb 2009) is the day when the average person who does unpaid overtime finishes the unpaid days they do every year, and starts earning for themselves.

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Weather Watch
5/2/2009
Highways Agency issues advice to drivers as further snow is expected tonight and tomorrow.

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Workers should not have to foot the bill for bad weather conditions
4/2/2009
New advice about when it is reasonable to stay at home and how employers should treat time lost through bad weather.

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Do Something Life Changing!
3/2/2009
URTU members wanted to conquer the Grand Canyon (12 - 21 September 2009)

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TUC calls for at least 500 pounds a week statutory redundancy pay
30/1/2009
The TUC would like to see the weekly limit increase to at least 500 pounds to provide a financial cushion for the newly unemployed.

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Million Women Rise Coalition - March and Rally
29/1/2009
URTU has given its support to the Million Women Rise Coalition march and rally, which will take place in Central London on 7 March 2009.

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