Great Western Railway

09 January 2019

Great Western

 

FGW (HSS)

FGW (LTV)

FGW (West)

Current Pay: £58,657 £55,077 £50,919
Additions: 3 year pay deal: Year 3 (2019) Feb 2019 RPI or 2% whichever is greater 3 year pay deal: Year 3 (2019) - Feb 2019 RPI or 2% whichever greater 3 year pay deal: Year 3 (2019) - Feb 2019 RPI or 2% whichever greater

Next Claim:

1 April 2020

1 April 2020

1 April 2020

Rest Day Working Sanction:

Sanctioned until 28/12/19  Sanctioned until 28/12/19 Sanctioned until 28/12/19

Additional Comments:

Minimum of 104 rest days Minimum of 104 rest days

 

ASLEF Charter Achievements

Clean salary:

Yes

Yes

Yes

100% Pensionable Pay:

100% from July 2002

100% from 1 Jan 2002

100% with effect from 2003 - made up of fully pensionable pay & pension restructuring premiums

32 hours/Sundays inside:

35 hour week Sundays outside 35 hour week Sundays ouside 35 hour week Sundays outside
4 day week 5+ block weeks 4 yes, average 2 rest days per week Sunday outside
Leave arrangements 32 days A/L 30 days A/L 29 days A/L (reflecting 4 day week) includes all bank holidays

Special Leave Arrangements

Mat Pay 12 weeks average weekly pay followed by 27 weeks half pay. 5 days Pat. Childcare vouchers available. Sick pay is 6 months full pay and 6 months half pay

Maternity Pay. 39 weeks either Stat or FGW scheme payment rate (FGW scheme depends on qualification /opting for that scheme).Childcare vouchers available. Sick pay is 6 months full pay and 6 months half pay

Mat. 26 wks-6 wks full,12 wks half, 8 wks stat. Pat.1 wk basic pay or 2 wks continuous leave-2nd wk stat. Childcare vouchers available. Sick pay is 6 months full pay and 6 months half pay

PTRA

interim agreement covering HSS, LTV & West drivers

In place. Scrutinised between company council

PT&R amended to allow for driver transfer applications (within FGW) betn depots of former difft TOCs

Medically Restricted Drivers:

Most depots accommodate restricted drivers.

New Depot Dvr grade salary reduced in stages for MRDs. JWP to be set up for Sick Pay

MR drivers who perform any form of driving duties receive same driver entitlements including full pay.

Travel Facilities:

All staff FGW all line travel plus "affinity benefits". 2009 retired FGW employees unlimited travel retained until end current franchise, applicable to those retire/have retired during current franchise

All Great Western Franchise for drivers and eligible dependants. Retired FGW employees & dependants unlimited free travel until end of franchise. JWP active staff travel until end of franchise.

All Great Western Francise services for Drivers and eligible dependants plus non safeguarded free travel on all First Group TOCs.  retired FGW employees 20 box travel card for free travel

Proactive recruitment of Company training:

Slow – monitoring ongoing

Yes

Yes

Retirement at 60:

Under consideration

No

any time 60-65 + no loss of accrued benefits.

Max 9h30 Day:

10 hrs

 No.  10 hours

Max turn length reduced to 10 hours

Reduced hours etc:

N/A

Yes

Part -time working agreed for 2 Drivers. One job share application denied

Improved HS / Welfare Up to £250 p.a. Healthshield cover Up to £250 per annum Healthshield cover Up to £250 per annum Healthshield cover
DOO status ECS only All drivers paid DOO as per DRI agreements Empty stock working only
Enhanced training Leading drivers and route assessors work towards A1 qualification Trainees are with their instructors for 1 year which include skid pan training Only for recently qualified instructor, leading drivers + route assessors

 

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