Category: Correspondence

National Bus & Rail Union submission to the Oireachtas Committee on Transport on Wednesday 19th October 2016

Cathaoirleach, Members of the Committee. On behalf of the National Bus and Rail Union I wish to thank you for this opportunity to speak on behalf of Transport Workers and the Communities they serve, it is they along with fellow ordinary decent workers who keep the wheels of the economy turning. As the foremost Front-line […]

NBRU Calls on Dublin Bus and the Department of Transport to Play Fair with Bus Workers on Pay

7th September 2016 NBRU PRESS RELEASE NBRU Calls on Dublin Bus and the Department of Transport to Play Fair with Bus Workers on Pay. General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “The Trade Union Group at Dublin Bus have demonstrated clear leadership in terms of putting the respective claims of individual grades to one side in order […]

NBRU Accuse Dublin Bus of Inflammatory Tactics Ahead of 48 Hour Stoppage by Stopping Bus Services at 9PM on Wednesday.

6th September 2016 NBRU PRESS RELEASE 6th September 2016 bus strike press releaseNBRU press release bus strike General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “It seems that Dublin Bus are determined to unnecessarily ratchet up the pressure on its own customers to make alternative arrangements at short notice in order, as we see it to paint its […]

Loco/Dart Drivers WRC Talks

NOTICE to MEMBERS Loco/Dart Drivers WRC Talks Members are advised that both unions attended at the WRC on Tuesday the 16th August for discussions on the longstanding agenda of a Reduction in the Working week, Past Productivity and Driver Training. These discussions were convened at the request of the Workplace Relations Commission. The difficulties that […]

NBRU notice of intent to ballot for industrial action at Irish Rail

Mr Ciaran Masterson Director, Human Resources Iarnrod Eireann Connolly Station Dublin 1 26th April 2016 Re: Referral to WRC for Pay Claims for Rail Workers/o Foregoing of Gross Pay 10 Minute Dart Service Ballot for Industrial Action Dear Sir, I refer to the above and the continuous refusal of the Company to accede to what […]

NBRU accuse Irish Rail Management of Industrial Relations Failure ahead of Ballot for Industrial Action.

NBRU accuse Irish Rail Management of Industrial Relations Failure ahead of Ballot for Industrial Action. General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said : “Irish Rail stand accused of ignoring the Industrial Relations institutions of the state; the NBRU referred a number of issues to the WRC on the 29th March, that referral included the ongoing pay cuts, […]

The NBRU and its legal team respond to the Irish Rail threat of High Court action

Mr. Ciaran Masterson Iarnród Éireann Office of the Director of Human Resources Connolly Station Dublin 1 18 April 2016 Our Ref: PW/DR/NAT009/0008 Our Client: National Bus and Rail Workers Union (“NBRU”) Dart Drivers In Cab Familiarisation Dear Sir, We refer to the above and to your letter of 12 April 2016 to our client. That […]

The NBRU utterly condemns the actions of management at both Iarnród Éireann and Transdev and seeks political consensus on the protection of workers

18th April 2016 Re: Iarnród Éireann Threatening Trade Unions with High Court Action I refer to the above and wish to draw your attention to what is a major departure from Industrial Relations norms in the Public Transport arena. The NBRU is concerned that those in charge at Iarnród Éireann have now apparently decided to […]