Information about the rail industry Special Voluntary Severance Scheme introduced in 2021.
Northern (legally Northern Trains Limited) is a publicly-owned train operating company in England that commenced operating the Northern franchise on 1 March 2020. TSSA is the only union with collective bargaining rights for managers. It also has collective bargaining rights for clerical and station staff and some depot staff.
Member advice from our Helpdesk
If you are a TSSA member and are looking for advice or assistance in connection with your employment or membership, you can contact our Members’ Helpdesk.
We can advise on a range of workplace issues including; discipline and grievance hearing, maternity rights and redundancy.
Helpdesk opening hours: 09:00 - 17:00 Monday - Thursday | 09:00 - 16:00 Friday
Please note: we cannot undertake to provide advice to non-members, to members of other unions, or to members on behalf of their partners/friends. If you are not yet a member, please join TSSA online.