Experiencing redundancy

Experiencing redundancy

URTU member, Thomas, shares his experience of redundancy I joined URTU because of my dyslexia. I knew I would need support in case of any disciplinary action against me and union membership offered me that protection. When I was recently made redundant, my URTU...
Lockdown vs Education

Lockdown vs Education

Back in March the country saw the start of an unprecedented emergency forcing us into a lockdown situation. The lockdown was deemed necessary to protect the NHS and those most at risk in society from Covid-19. During this time, we saw dramatic changes to how we live,...
Oy you!  Get on your bike

Oy you! Get on your bike

No, it’s not the ghost of Norman Tebbit exhorting us to get on our bikes to look for work but the latest initiative from the Government to help combat obesity and ill health. In May of this year Boris Johnsons Government unveiled the document entitled; “Gear Change. A...