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The preparations for ballots are in hand and RMT will work with sister unions in the coming months to stave off this attempt to hammer down on the workforce across the offshore industry.
RMT general secretary Mick Cash said: "We are appalled at this latest attack on rail catering services coming shortly after First Great Western proposed the axing of their own travelling chef service.
One of them has been carrying out the work for 13 years, since before the Northern franchise began, while the other was introduced on a trial basis in 2012 with, the operator says, an agreement to review its progress with the RMT this month.
About RMT RMT is a leading EPC contractor specializing in the design and construction of wind and solar electric energy generating facilities.
Almost half of ScotRail's 4600 staff are RMT members.
CrossCountry's managing director Andy Cooper said a further meeting was planned with RMT next week.
The London South tribunal ruled Arriva acted unlawfully "to penalise the claimants for being RMT members and/or deter them from its activities".
The confirmation of the rumours that catering is under threat backs up all the RMT warnings and we will work with politicians, campaign groups and the travelling public to throw out these proposals.
The London Underground has worked hard to try and avert strike action but the RMT have dragged their heels in on every issue.
The RMT union said 85% of its members backed the industrial action.
RMT said the ballot for action came after negotiations about pay and conditions, with more than 85% of members voting to strike.
More chaos is on the way after RMT transport union members voted to take industrial action on London Underground (LU).