A Welsh Government spokesman said: "The Minister intends to meet RMT
to discuss their concerns.
Adrian Thompson, HR director of Northern Rail, said: "The RMT
is claiming that Northern is gradually replacing employees with 'agency staff', a claim that is completely unfounded and untrue.
rail strikes in 2010, ScotRail ran 95 per cent of services.
general secretary Bob Crow said: "The firm tolerated fascist messages but not the letters RMT
is now planning for a ballot for industrial action to protect jobs and services and an Early Day Motion has been tabled in Parliament by Gerald Kaufman MP, a member of the RMT
If the RMT
felt that their concerns were being ignored, this letter should allay them.
It said train drivers were represented by two trade unions, Aslef and RMT
, and that Aslef had recommended the latest pay offer to its members for acceptance.
general secretary Bob Crow said: "RMT
has rejected a paltry offer from the company thatwouldhaveleftourmembers out of pocket.
will now liase with sister transport union TSSA - which will announce its own ballot result next week.
will be providing engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) to support the installation of 12 Clipper Liberty 2.
provided design and construction services for a 34.
Members of the RMT
union were to begin an 18-hour walkout in a dispute with Network Rail (NR).