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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.


1.5 million workers still being cheated out of minimum wage
23/1/2009
Nearly a decade after the national minimum wage was introduced, the TUC has calculated that at least 1.5 million workers are still being cheated out of it.

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Health and Safety Offences Act 2008
20/1/2009
On Friday, 16 January, the Health and Safety Offences Act 2008 came into force.

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Weather Watch
16/1/2009
The United Road Transport Union is asking members to take extra care when driving this weekend.

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Increase in statutory holiday entitlement
15/1/2009
From 01 April 2009, workers are entitled to 5.6 weeks of paid holiday (28 days if they work a five-day week).

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Commercial Vehicle Show 2009 cancelled
14/1/2009
The Commercial Vehicle Show, scheduled for 28-30 April at Birmingham's NEC, has been cancelled.

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Lepsze warunki dla polskich pracownikow (Information in Polish)
13/1/2009
7 lutego, 11.00 - 17.00 Centrum POSK, 238-246 King Street, London, W6 0RF

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TUC Aid Appeal - Give for Gaza
8/1/2009
TUC Aid, which is supported by URTU, is appealing for contributions to support emergency humanitarian relief for the people of Gaza following the offensive by the Israeli Army.

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TDM Area Meetings - Region 3
7/1/2009
The TDM Area Meetings for Region 3 have been announced.

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Recommend a Friend winner announced
5/1/2009
Mr Leonard Salkeld from Cumbria, has been named as the winner of the 'Recommend a Friend' competition, run on www.urtu.com.

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TUC new year message
1/1/2009
New year message to trade union members from Trades Union Congress (TUC) General Secretary, Brendan Barber.

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