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ASLEF support for striking French rail workers

18 October 2007

The union has told its French counterparts that ASLEF entirely supports the action they have taken today, which has halted trains throughout the country.   ‘We understand the principles you are fighting for. We appreciate the need to take action in the face of an employer that is determined to...

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Germany says ‘No’ to 60 tonne roadtrains

18 October 2007

‘It is a great boost to our campaign to stop experiments with 60 tonne lorries on UK roads that the German government has decided not to allow them in that country,’ Keith Norman declared today.   German transport minister Wolfang Tiefensee said that the federal states had decided against the...

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ASLEF to ballot Scotrail over discipline

18 October 2007

The ASLEF executive committee has decided to ballot its members in Scotrail over discipline procedures that the union considers ‘utterly disproportionate’.   The ballot will commence in the near future with the result being announced on 14 November.

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Midland Mainline ballot result

16 October 2007

In the industrial relations ballot by ASLEF members in Midland Mainline, 86.9% of members have voted in favour of industrial action.   The executive has therefore announced that there will be industrial action in the company on the following dates:   25 October 1 November 8 November 15 November 22...

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Scottish training funding moves closer

08 October 2007

Kevin Lindsay, the union’s organiser in Scotland, said today that he was ‘delighted’ to have confirmation that stage one of ASLEF’s bid for European Social Fund funding has been successful. ‘You have to be on the ball to access this type of grant,’ Kevin says. ‘It’s a tribute to our...

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