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ASLEF and Southern Railways: Referendum result
16 February 2017
ASLEF drivers have rejected a proposed resolution to the long-running dispute with Southern Railways. The following question was put to our driver members employed by Southern. Do you accept the proposed agreement on driver only operation and related issues on GTR Southern services?
Yes: 317 [45.9%]
No: 374 [54.1%]
Papers despatched: 953
Papers returned: 693
Invalid papers: 2
Papers to be counted: 691
Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, said: ‘We understand and support the decision arrived at democratically by our members and will now work to deliver a resolution in line with their expectations.’
17 March 2017It is with deep regret that we announce that after a long period of illness, Bro. Len Worboys has passed away. A man well known and loved within the society, Len Worboys was District Secretary for District No1 between 1990 and 1999 and he also represented District No8 between 1990...
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16 March 2017Congratulations to Bro. Ian Smith, Glasgow branch, who was unopposed in his re-election to the position of ASLEF Trustee for the term of office commencing 3 July 2017.
15 March 2017Govia Thameslink Railway, parent company of Southern Railway, and ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, today announced they have agreed new terms to settle their dispute. The agreement will now be put to ASLEF members at Southern Rail in a referendum, with a recommendation from the union’s executive committee to accept....
08 March 2017Today a delegation of ASLEF members - Angela O’Sullivan (D1), Alison Miller (D2), Julie Clegg-Haver (D3), Emily Malcher (D6), Debbie Reay (D8) - are marking International Women’s Day at the TUC Women’s Conference in London. ASLEF’s Women’s Representative Committee has submitted motions on the decriminalisation of sex work and the...