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TfW Rail Limited representative nominations 2023

Staff reps play a vital role within the union movement, they are the backbone of TSSA and key to our success. Staff reps are your voice in the workplace, they ensure you are represented at consultations and negotiations with your employer.

   
Your current staff reps' terms of office are due to expire.

 
The role of a staff rep has never been so important and essential as we face the biggest shake up of our railways in years. You need someone who will put your views to the Company, be your voice and fight for you! 


If you are interested in becoming a staff rep, TSSA will provide training and education to enable you to carry out your role, and you will have the support of your full-time officer & convenor.

 
The main objective of a staff rep is to ensure good industrial relations between employer and employee by making sure fairness and equality are applied to policies and procedures and that they are fit for purpose, whist ensuring members best interests are always at the forefront of any changes and agreements. 
 
There are two levels of industrial staff reps, local and Company Council. Here is a summary of the vacancies: 


Health & Safety


Positions Constituencies 
Company Level reps  2 x seats (1 x North; 1 x South) 
Local Stations reps 

1 x Newport           1 x Hereford 

1 x Holyhead          1 x Swansea 

1 x Pontypridd        1 x Depot 

1 x Rhyl                   1 x Colwyn Bay

1 x Chester 

Local management & HQ Clerical reps 

1 x Driver Team Managers 

1 x St Patrick‚Äôs House   1 x Canton and Control 

1 x Chester                    1 x Llys Cadwyn 

Management

Positions Constituencies 
Management Company Council reps  

1 x North and Mid-Wales 

1 x South Wales 

1 x Fleet  

Management local reps 

1 x North and Mid-Wales 

1 x South Wales 

1 x Fleet 

Clerical

Positions Constituencies 
HQ Clerical Company Council reps  2 seats  
Local HQ Clerical Company Council reps 2 seats 

Union Learning Reps

Positions Constituencies 
Union learning reps 2 x seats open to all TSSA members 

Stations

Positions Constituencies 
Company Council Stations rep  

1 x North and Mid Wales 

1 x South Wales  

Local Stations reps 

1 x Newport 

1 x Hereford 

1 x Holyhead 

1 x Chester 

1 x Rhyl 

 
Equality

Positions Constituencies 
Equality2 x seats

If you are interested in any of these positions, you will need to complete a nomination form which will require six signatures from your colleagues who are also TSSA members to support your nomination. Please contact: southgateg@tssa.org.uk for a form or visit the TfW Nominations Forms page.

The closing date for all nominations to be received is 5pm Friday 31st March 2023. In the event there are more nominations than seats available, an election of the TSSA TfW membership shall have to be held.