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At a uniform committee meeting last week, attended by Debbie Reay and myself for ASLEF the following were some of the issues raised;

  • The ‘Here to Help’ phrase proposed for all uniforms will not now be added to the new uniforms after pressure from ASLEF, we argued it...

Fatigue is a significant risk factor across all forms of transport and has been the root cause of many incidents.

ASLEF Tier 2 H&S Representatives have continually pushed London Underground to take the issue seriously and this resulted in a sub-group of the Safety Forum...

Yesterday, senior Union reps from across TfL met with the Underground’s Managing Director, TfL’s Director of Compliance and Policing and the British Transport Police (BTP) to discuss TfL’s strategy to reduce workplace violence.

In the last week there have been two horri...

ASLEF reps met with Tramlink management yesterday (September 24th) to discuss details of the implementation of the pay deal.

The following was confirmed;

  • The initial pay increase of 3.2% will be in the next pay packet due early October;

  • Back pay, including all o...

Over the summer months, your ASLEF reps have carried on with pay talks on London Underground. These are now being facilitated by ACAS, the Government conciliation service.

There have now been eleven separate meetings and we still seem a long way from a conclusion. Of co...

Despite the fact that after a referendum of our members, ASLEF accepted the Tramlink pay offer in July, this has still not been implemented. The pay rise of 3.2% should be fully backdated including pension payments to November 2018. It is simply not acceptable that thi...

June 14, 2019

ASLEF Health and Safety reps demand action as penny pinching managers refuse to provide ear defenders to drivers.

For many months London Underground drivers have suffered unacceptable levels of noise due to London Underground installing ‘Pandrol Vanguard’ rail fixings....

June 14, 2019

Talks with London Underground management on our 2019 pay claim will resume at the conciliation service ACAS, next Wednesday June 19th.

ASLEF and the other three recognised unions have rejected the previous offer of a two year deal of a 2.6% rise for this year and RPI pl...

The ASLEF Executive Committee has agreed to suspend the strike due to take place next Wednesday and Thursday on Croydon Tramlink after a breakthrough in talks with FirstGroup management at the conciliation service ACAS.

A new offer that gives drivers an above inflation...

ASLEF members on Croydon Tramlink took a second day of solid strike action on Wednesday May 1st as they continue their fight for a fair deal on pay and conditions. Another strike is planned for Thursday May 9th.

During the course of the day over 50 ASLEF members took pa...

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