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Cross Country: general election of TSSA reps

21 April 2016

Do you want to make a difference in your workplace? Do you want to see change for the better? If the answer is yes, then have you considered getting involved in the representation of TSSA members in Cross Country?

 

Cross Country: general election of TSSA reps

Do you want to make a difference in your workplace? Do you want to see change for the better?

If the answer is yes, then have you considered getting involved in the representation of TSSA members in Cross Country?

A union can only be effective in representing its members and seeking meaningful change if it has committed and competent representatives. Don’t worry if you have never done anything like being a rep before - TSSA provides comprehensive training for all its reps.

Elections for TSSA reps in Cross Country were last held in 2013, for terms of office of 3 years. TSSA prides itself on being a democratic union, and that means it is time for new elections!

Nominations are now sought for TSSA reps as follows:

Staff representatives:

Managers receiving salaries above £29510:

Birmingham Cannon House                                                                          (all staff except controllers and Driver Team Managers on former Central Trains contracts of employment): 1 seat

Birmingham Cannon House (controllers): 1 seat

Others outbased from Cannon House: 1 seat

Managers and clerical staff                                                       receiving salaries of £29510 or less: 2 seats

Driver Team Managers                                                                                  on former Central Trains contracts of employment: 1 seat

Joint Safety Committee reps: 2 seats

Learning reps: 2 seats

Please note that nominations must be made using the official TSSA nomination forms which can be downloaded here:   Cross Country Staff Reps Nomination Form 

  Cross Country JSC reps nomination form  

  Cross Country ULR Nomination form

Nominations close at midnight on Wednesday 11 May. Completed forms can be scanned and sent by email to coes@tssa.org.uk, or sent in the post hard copy to TSSA Head Office (these must arrive no later than 11 May).

In the event that more nominations are received for a constituency than there are seats to be filled, a ballot of the relevant members will be held.

If you need further information about becoming a rep, or the election in general, please contact the TSSA Members’ Helpdesk by email at helpdesk@tssa.org.uk, or phone free on 0800 328 2673.

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