BOSSES at Southern Rail will meet for talks with drivers’ union Aslef today.
The negotiations, at a secret location, come after a compromise to end the long-running dispute over driver-only trains was thrown out in a union ballot.
Drivers voted 54 per cent to 46 per cent...
Tuesday 21st Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
‘Disgraceful’ franchise threatens to punish strikers
Monday 20th Feb 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Aslef vote puts brakes on railway’s plans for driver-only trains
Friday 17th Feb 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
SOUTHERN Rail faces another strike by its mistreated workforce in a long-running dispute over staff cuts and safety after talks collapsed on Tuesday.
Members of rail union RMT will walk out for 24 hours next Wednesday, February 22, as the row over cutting conductors from trains...
Thursday 16th Feb 2017
BOSSES at Southern Rail were in talks with union reps yesterday in a bid to solve a long-running row over the role of conductors.
Southern faced opposition from both drivers and conductors over its plans to expand driver-only trains, leading to scores of strikes on the network.
Wednesday 15th Feb 2017
RAIL union RMT demanded guarantees from Southern Rail yesterday that guards will be kept on trains ahead of talks next week.
The union, which represents guards on Southern, issued a demand for bosses to commit to having a second safety-critical staff member on every train.
Thursday 9th Feb 2017
Union insists second person is still on train
Wednesday 8th Feb 2017
TRAIN DRIVERS announced that they had resolved their differences with Southern yesterday, but conductors remain in dispute.
The private operator has faced strikes by both sets of workers in long-running disputes over the expansion of driver-only trains and the deskilling of...
Friday 3rd Feb 2017
Lobby group launches legal bid over Southern Rail disaster
Thursday 2nd Feb 2017
A FRESH row flared on Southern Rail yesterday with union leaders accusing the failing franchise of planning to strip staff of their safety licences.
Rail union RMT said workers now classed as on-board supervisors had received a letter saying their safety licence and certification was...
Wednesday 1st Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport