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30 March 2016
The result of the Trans Pennine Express referendum has been announced. Do you accept the proposals to end the industrial relations dispute with TPE? Yes: 52. No: 196. Spoilt: 1. Rest day working is not sanctioned beyond today and the EC will consider the result at its April session.
30 March 2016
Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers' union, welcomed the launch today of Labour's London mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan's transport policy. Mick said: 'We look forward to working with a Mayor of London who thinks seriously and sensibly about transport in London, on behalf of the passengers who use public transport, and those of us who provide this first class public service.'
29 March 2016Saturday 16 April 2016. National Demonstration March for Health, Homes, Jobs, Education Assemble: 1pm, Gower Street, London NW1 March to Trafalgar Square Over the last few days the National Union of Teachers voted overwhelmingly to ballot for strike action following the government’s disastrous decision to force all schools to become...
24 March 2016It is with great sadness and regret that we have to announce the passing of Steve Grant, former District Organiser for District No.8, who passed away this morning. Steve joined ASLEF in 1984 and was a popular and well respected union activist at branch and company level. He was...
23 March 2016This is an open letter to Mike Brown, London's Transport Commissioner, from Finn Brennan, ASLEF's organiser on London Underground: Dear Mike, I hope you won’t mind me writing to you like this. I don’t believe we have ever formally met (though we nodded hello in a lift at 55...