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Boxing Day tube strike as ACAS talks fail

22 December 2010

Members of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, who work London’s Tube network, will take industrial action on Boxing Day after talks at the arbitration service ACAS today failed to make any progress. ASLEF members working for London Underground voted by a majority of nine to one to support the strike...

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Union calls off London Midland action 23 Dec

22 December 2010

ASLEF has called off its proposed industrial action planned for 23 December following the granting of an injunction to London Midland in the High Court yesterday. The court ruling was based on the company challenging the legitimacy of three of the 600-plus ballot papers issued in the industrial relations vote...

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London Midland strike 23 December

13 December 2010

Train drivers on London Midland Trains have voted to take industrial action on 23 December as part of a dispute over equal pay and conditions for drivers working for the company. London Midlands connects the capital, the Midlands and the north-west. ‘London Midland is made up of two previous...

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Drivers in Boxing Day tube strike

13 December 2010

ASLEF members working for London Underground have voted by a majority of nine to one to take industrial action on Boxing Day. The union represents most drivers on London’s tube system, ensuring that disruption will be extensive and significant. The background to the dispute is the insistence by management that...

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Government pledges on freight

02 December 2010

Speaking in yesterday’s House of Lords debate about heavier and longer lorries (LHVs), government transport spokesman Earl Attlee told the House of Lords, ‘We will do nothing that reduces the amount of freight carried by rail.’ And he categorically ruled out permitting any trials of goods vehicles longer than...

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