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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.


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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Wales TUC Youth Weekend School
29/1/2009
Friday 27th to Sunday 29th March 2009 at the Novotel hotel in Cardiff.

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Weather Watch
29/1/2009
The United Road Transport Union is asking members to take extra care when driving over the next few days.

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TDM Area Meeting - Time change
26/1/2009
The TDM Area Meeting at The Spinners Pub will be held at 11:30am on Sunday 08 February and not at 2pm as previously stated.

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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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