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  1. Welcome & Editorial - April 2014

    31 March 2014

    Welcome & Editorial - April 2014

    Welcome to the April 2014 edition of the TSSA Journal. We've an edition packed with the latest news, campaigns, comment and advice.

  2. East Coast message for Lib Dems

    31 March 2014

    East Coast message for Lib Dems

    TSSA members were out in force on 7 and 8 March to support the campaign to ‘Keep East Coast Public’ and to oppose the coalition government’s attacks on essential public services.

  3. Bob Crow & Tony Benn

    31 March 2014

    Bob Crow & Tony Benn

    We mourn the passing of two great allies of our union.

  4. London Midland staff take a stand

    31 March 2014

    London Midland staff take a stand

    Duty Train Crew Managers (DTCMs) at London Midland have taken two weekends of strike action after the company failed to adequately respond to a productivity claim TSSA members submitted last May.

  5. TfL pay for performance: unfit for purpose

    31 March 2014

    TfL pay for performance: unfit for purpose

    Transport for London's plans to change their performance related pay system will mean a pay freeze for most staff and huge pension cuts for all.

  6. TSSA members attend ‘political school’

    31 March 2014

    TSSA members attend ‘political school’

    With the General Election just over a year away, and local and European elections weeks away, TSSA has been stepping up the level of political activity. TSSA exists to give our members power – in the workplace, and in the world around us.

  7. TSSA Journal: Past, present and future

    31 March 2014

    TSSA Journal: Past, present and future

    The name, style, price and format of the Journal have changed many times over the past 110 years, reflecting the changing technologies and needs of the Association. Another change is now approaching, as discussed by the general secretary in this edition.

  8. Action Stations!

    31 March 2014

    Action Stations!

    The London Underground dispute has seen TSSA members take strike action to defend jobs and maintain the services used by millions of passengers a year. Whilst the action is currently suspended for talks, we look at what we’ve achieved and what comes next.

  9. Fighting our corner in Europe

    31 March 2014

    Fighting our corner in Europe

    TSSA president Mick Carney reports on the campaign against the European Commission’s plan to require rail ‘liberalisation’.

  10. Mary Creagh: the next transport secretary

    31 March 2014

    Mary Creagh: the next transport secretary

    Five months in to her new role, TSSA Journal caught up with Labour’s shadow transport secretary, Mary Creagh, to quiz her on her vision for the future of our railway.

  11. A quagmire of quangos

    31 March 2014

    A quagmire of quangos

    A never-ending cycle of re-organisations has seen functions moved in and out of direct government control every few years. Here, Christian Wolmar asks whether these changes address the real problems our railways face?

  12. A place for our movement to call home: The Red and Green Club

    31 March 2014

    A place for our movement to call home: The Red and Green Club

    Many traditional Labour Clubs have disappeared in recent years, but this needn’t be the end of such spaces. Paul Salveson reports on a venue bucking the trend and successfully reaching out to new layers of trades unionists and community activists, supported by TSSA.

  13. Scotland: The choice is yours

    31 March 2014

    Scotland: The choice is yours

    This year, on Thursday 18 September, four million voters in Scotland will be asked to decide whether their nation should remain in the UK or become an independent country. TSSA Journal asked both official referendum campaigns to answer the question that will appear on the ballot paper: ‘Should Scotland be an independent country?’

  14. Stand up to racism and fascism

    31 March 2014

    A pan-European day of action took place on 22 March to coincide with UN Anti-racism Day, writes Kerry Abel, TSSA learning organiser.

  15. Recognition for TSSA members

    31 March 2014

    Recognition for TSSA members

    Members are the heart of TSSA - here we look at some outstanding members who have recently been recognised for their service to the union and their fellow members.

  16. Welcome & Editorial - January 2014

    6 January 2014

    Welcome & Editorial - January 2014

    Welcome to the January 2014 edition of the TSSA Journal. We've an edition packed with the latest news, campaigns, comment and advice.

  17. ‘Fit for the Future?’ ‘Fit for Nothing!’

    6 January 2014

    ‘Fit for the Future?’ ‘Fit for Nothing!’

    London Underground’s proposals, released at the end of November, call for vast job cuts at stations right across the network with nearly a thousand staff under threat. TSSA regional organiser Wayne Geoghegan reports on our response.

  18. Tube cuts: not just wrong but crazy

    6 January 2014

    Tube cuts: not just wrong but crazy

    Christian Wolmar argues against the Mayor of London’s plans to withdraw almost a thousand customer-facing jobs from the Underground, just as some in the industry are waking up to how much staff are valued by passengers.

  19. Londoners oppose station staffing cuts

    6 January 2014

    Londoners oppose station staffing cuts

    Polling commissioned by TSSA has revealed that many more Londoners oppose Boris Johnson’s plans to shed up to 953 jobs from the Underground than back the wholesale closure of ticket offices.

  20. General Secretary: Change is coming

    6 January 2014

    General Secretary: Change is coming

    Following the announcement that talks exploring the possibility of a merger with Unite would not be proceeding any further, our Executive Committee (EC) has started progressing a root and branch review of everything our union does.

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