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City Link workers protest over wage cuts

08 October 2013
City Link workers (above) and supporters demonstrated in Southsea last Saturday. They plan further protests on Saturday of this week over contracts that will cut pay by up to £7,000 a year.

Drivers begin 12 days of action

28 May 2013
Bus drivers in the Unite union working for Bus Vannin on the Isle of Man began a 12-day strike on Saturday of last week. They are fighting wage cuts of up to £3,000 per year.

East Mids trains on strike

08 May 2012
Some 460 train drivers in the Aslef union at East Midlands Trains struck on Tuesday and Thursday of last week over pensions.

East Midlands train drivers set to strike over pensions

01 May 2012
Drivers at East Midlands Trains are set to strike over pensions this week. The Aslef union members voted in favour of action by 76 percent.

Tube drivers suspend further strikes

03 January 2012
The Aslef union has suspended plans for further strikes by London Underground train drivers.

Transpennine train strike forces bosses to table

30 August 2011
Members of the RMT and Aslef rail unions at First Transpennine Express on Wednesday of last week has forced management to offer talks on pay.

All the banners on the TUC anti-cuts demo, 26 March 2011

31 March 2011
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Train drivers set to strike in Wales

22 February 2011
Members of the Aslef train drivers’ union at Arriva Trains Wales are set to strike on Monday of next week over pay.

Unity delivers a strong Tube strike

04 January 2011
A solid strike by train drivers in the Aslef union on London Underground had a severe effect on the running of the tube network on Boxing Day.

Tube drivers' Boxing Day strike has big impact

26 December 2010
A solid strike by train drivers in the Aslef union on London Underground has had a severe effect on the running of the tube network today (Boxing Day). The workers are furious that management have failed to offer extra pay for working on the bank holiday.

Tube drivers strike in solidarity with sacked driver

27 July 2010
Seventy seven tube drivers struck on Wednesday of last week over the unfair dismissal of a driver at Rickmansworth, north west London. The strike by Aslef union members hit services on the Metropolitan Line.

Talks in Tube Lines dispute

25 May 2010
The Aslef train drivers’ union suspended its strike over pay on Tube Lines last weekend for talks with management.

Solid strike at National Express East Anglia

04 August 2009
Members of the Aslef and RMT transport unions working for National Express East Anglia struck on Thursday and Friday of last week, severely disrupting the company’s train services.

National Express East Anglia to strike over pay

21 July 2009
Workers in the RMT and Aslef transport unions at National Express East Anglia have voted by over 90 percent to strike over pay, conditions and reorganisation.

East Midlands Trains workers to strike

21 July 2009
Train drivers in the Aslef union at East Midlands Trains have voted by 75 percent to 25 percent to reject their pay offer and strike. They are now set to strike on Friday of this week, Monday and Friday of next week, and 3, 7 and 10 August.

Tube drivers’ union leaders fail the test

16 June 2009
Leaders of the Aslef train drivers’ union told their members to continue to work as normal during the strike.

Dave O’Connell 1961-2008

05 August 2008
It is with sorrow that I have learnt that Dave O’Connell, sometime SWP member and formerly an activist in the Aslef train drivers’ union, was found dead on Monday 28 July.

Train drivers will consider new deal

04 April 2008
The Aslef train drivers’ union suspended four days of strikes at South West Trains set for Monday to Thursday of this week after the union and management agreed a new deal.

Reports round-up

19 February 2008
London Midland pensions fight Train drivers in the Aslef union at the Bletchley depot of London Midland are set to strike on Thursday and Friday of next week after the breakdown of talks over pensions.

Third Silverlink strike over pensions

13 November 2007
Train drivers in the Aslef union working for Silverlink struck for the third time on Friday of last week in defence of their pension rights.

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