In contrast to the hostile attitude of his predecessor, Sadiq Khan and his team are supportive of trade unions and have repeatedly said that they want to improve industrial relations. But somehow senior management at TfL don’t seem to have got the memo!
After resolutions from our branches on each of the night tube lines and a packed open meeting of members, ASLEF has now given LUL notice that we will be balloting Night Tube drivers for industrial action.
The vast majority of night tube drivers took up the job because t...
Night Tube drivers from across London Underground came together for a packed ASLEF open meeting on Thursday Feb 9th where Trains Council reps and senior officials reported on the company’s failure to make any movement on providing a route to full time roles.
Since last May ASLEF have been involved in discussions with Tublines about a pay settlement for our Engineering driver and driver assist members. This has centred on improving the basic salary in return for savings generated through increased productivity.
Since management decided to recruit part time staff to operate Night Tube services, ASLEF has always argued that they should receive all of the benefits that full-time staff get. No one should be treated less favourably because they are employed part time.
Despite every effort by your elected reps to prevent drivers being displaced from the east end of the Central line, management have now forcibly moved a number of drivers from Leytonstone to Earls Court without any compensation for additional travelling time. No consi...