Our Ref: BR2/0001/ARN
31st October 2019
Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2019 – Arriva Rail North
Referring to my previous correspondence, the referendum has concluded and the result is as follows:-
Papers Returned: 1587
Number Voting ‘Yes’: 397
Number Voting ‘No’: 1190
Spoilt Papers: 0
The National Executive Committee (NEC) has considered the result and it has instructed me to hold a ballot for industrial action of you and your colleagues. I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you on your solidarity and your overwhelming rejection of the company’s sub-standard offer.
Details of the ballot papers will be sent to you once the relevant notices have been served. I would be grateful if you could report any changes to your details by ringing the helpline on 0800 376 3706 or email firstname.lastname@example.org alternatively you can contact our Regional Office on 0191 456 1308.
I will keep you advised of all further developments in this matter.