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ASLEF at TUC Black Workers Conference 2019

15 April 2019

ASLEF sent a delegation of 5 members to the TUC annual Black Workers Conference in London at the beginning of April: Trevor Robinson, District 8 and BAME Representative Committee Secretary; Floyd Doyle, District 5 and BAME Representative Committee Chair; Aksir Ali, District 4 BAME Representative Committee Rep; Aaron Clapp, District...

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ASLEF at TUC Young Workers Conference 2019

25 March 2019

This weekend ASLEF members attended the TUC Young Workers Conference in London.   The union was represented by delegates Nik Fetherston, District 1; James Sutherland, District 3 and Chair of the Young Members Representative Committee; Samantha Kerr, also from District 3, Hollie Yates, District 5 and Secretary of the Young...

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Croydon Tramlink strike

25 March 2019

Talks at ACAS, on our pay and conditions dispute with FirstTram Operations, who operate the Croydon Tram system, have ended without agreement. So ASLEF members will strike on Thursday 28 March. Finn Brennan, ASLEF's District Organiser on Tramlink, said: 'Our members showed their reaction to the company's...

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ASLEF at Women's TUC 2019

12 March 2019

ASLEF sent a delegation of five women to the Women's TUC Conference at the beginning of March: Deborah Reay, District 8 and Women's Representative Committee Chair, Alison Miller, District 2 and Women's Representative Committee Secretary; Julie Clegg, District 3; Bianca Rennie, District 5 and Kerry Cassidy, District 7. Members...

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Failing Grayling does it again - Northern trains delayed for two more years

07 March 2019

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has spoken out after it emerged that Northern Rail’s six-carriage long services in and out of Leeds station have been delayed by a further two years. The longer trains should have been brought in at the end of this year...

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