ASLEF


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ASLEF

(ˈæzlɛf)
(in Britain) n acronym for
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen
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Go-Ahead has been in dispute with Aslef since April 2016 over plans to change the roles of train guards and introduce driver-only trains.
Aslef ballot papers go out on Tuesday with the result due on November 8.
Planned strike action by ASLEF members on Southern Rail remains suspended after the Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, held constructive talks with the union.
Both Aslef and RMT drivers walked out for 24 hours on January 4 in the dispute over pay and conditions.
In a statement, Aslef said: "Aslef, the train drivers' union, today announced that, after lengthy negotiations with the company, it is suspending its strike action on Arriva Trains Wales and lifting the overtime ban in force.
Simon Weller, Aslef's national organiser, said: "The company has not made a new offer.
ASLEF drivers at Arriva Trains Wales voted overwhelmingly for strike action after claiming management reneged on a pay and conditions agreement.
Adrian Thompson, Human Resources Director for Northern Rail said: "We are disappointed that Aslef Northern members have voted in favour of strike action despite receiving a very good pay offer of 2.7% in 2014 and 2.5% or RPI if it is higher in 2015.
Adrian Thompson, human resources director at Northern Rail, said: "We are disappointed that Aslef Northern members have voted in favour of strike action despite receiving a very good pay offer of 2.7% in 2014 and 2.5% or RPI if it is higher in 2015.
As many as 450 train drivers are prepared to abandon their East Midlands Trains routes during a strike, Aslef said.
David Horne, managing director of East Midlands Trains, said: "This is yet another example of Aslef playing games and is a real kick in the teeth for our customers and the country".
Aslef, which wants extra Boxing Day pay for drivers, said the strike was lawful and should not be stopped.