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ASLEF ballot: Southern Rail

22 June 2017

Responding to Southern Rail’s comments about the union’s ballot for industrial action ASLEF General Secretary Mick Whelan said, ‘It is no surprise that the management of Britain’s worst performing train company is disingenuous and deceitful when it comes to industrial relations and the honouring of agreements.’  Mick added, ‘our ballot...

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ASLEF response to Gibb report

21 June 2017

ASLEF response to Gibb report 22nd June 2016The Department for Transport today published a report by senior railwayman Chris Gibb into performance on the Southern Rail network. Commenting on the report ASLEF General Secretary Mick Whelan said ‘I note Chris Gibb states that no...

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ASLEF calls for Southern to be stripped of franchise

19 June 2017

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, today hit back at misleading press statements peddled by Southern Railways, and called on the company to be stripped of its franchise for its failure to deliver.   Mick said: ‘It is indefensible that GTR/Southern and the inept Department for...

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Gender pay gap lowest among train drivers

15 June 2017

Train drivers have the smallest wage gap between men and woman of any job in the UK according to new figures published by the Office of National Statistics (ONS). The ONS found that the overall gender pay gap in Britain is 18.1% while among train drivers it is 0.7%.  ...

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ASLEF and Southern Rail

15 June 2017

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, tonight responded to a press release put out by Southern Railways. Mick said: ‘ASLEF suspended the imposition of an overtime ban on Southern Railways – due to start on Sunday 4 June – for two weeks to allow time for...

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