Union and Southern agree to talks to resolve ongoing dispute
Wednesday 18th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
‘Foolproof’ system fails, injuring woman who got her hand stuck in door
Thursday 12th Jan 2017
posted by Will Stone in Britain
Frankie Cottrell calls on company to negotiate with unions so his parents can get home on time
Wednesday 11th Jan 2017
The Morning Star’s industrial reporter Conrad Landin speaks to Aslef district organiser Graham Morris
CUADRILLA starting construction of fracking wells in Lancashire is a dark day for our future.
The fracking fiasco is rotten the whole way through. The immediate issue of the government overturning the county council’s decision and rejecting the wishes of residents is utterly...
Friday 6th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Aslef members on Southern cut walkout to three days
Thursday 5th Jan 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
STUBBORN Southern bosses’ refusal to abandon unsafe plans to shake up train guards’ roles means strikes on the service will continue into the new year, union RMT announced yesterday.
Workers will walk out for three days on New Year’s Eve after “rock solid”...
Saturday 24th Dec 2016
THE government was accused yesterday of ignoring damning new evidence which exposes the extent of Govia Thameslink Railway’s (GTR) failure.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan blasted the train operator after figures revealed that only 62 per cent of its trains arrived on time in the last...
Friday 23rd Dec 2016
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
STRIKING workers on failing Southern Rail offered bosses and the government a “Christmas truce” yesterday in their dispute over attempts to abolish the role of train guards.
Guards’ union RMT said that if Southern and the government accepted an agreement made with...
Tuesday 20th Dec 2016
SOUTHERN Railway services were at a standstill again yesterday as another 24-hour walkout went ahead amid a fresh row over the failed attempts to avert drivers’ strikes.
Talks at the conciliation service Acas between the company and Aslef ended without agreement on Thursday.
Saturday 17th Dec 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain