28 October 2019

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Current Pay:



3 year deal. Year 3 (2020) 4% or Feb RPI whichever is greater

Next claim 1 April 2021

100% Pensionable Pay:

Employee pays 5% of salary, company tops up to 29.1%

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Rest Day Working sanctioned until 28 Dec 2019

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:


32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 Hour Week + annualised 1820 hour working year. Sundays inside.
4 day week No
Leave arrangements A/L 34 days

Special Leave Arrangements

10 days Pat. 5 days marriage. 5 days funeral arrgts (near relative). 1 day to attend funeral of near relative 3 days to care for sick relatives, 1 day for house move.

Medically Restricted Drivers:

12 months sick leave on full pay

Improved HS / Welfare Free healthcare for traincrew + children.

Travel Facilities:

ATOC refusal, looking at individual TOCs

DOO status All DOO except nuclear services

Proactive recruitment of under represented groups:

Under negotiation

Retirement at 60:

Yes. Option to remain after 60 to comply with law

Max 9h30 Day:

No. 12 hrs , no driving after 11th

Reduced hours etc:



Document now finished and adopted

Enhanced training: NVQ for drivers



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