Category: Correspondence

Irish Times article by Martin Wall regarding the National Bus & Rail Unions intention to go to the High Court over privatisation of publicly owned bus services

NBRU to move against potential privatisation of bus routes Union to ballot members in Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann and Irish Rail for strike action Under current privatisation plans, orbital routes in Dublin rather than city centre services, such as those between Blackrock and Rialto, and Chapelizod and the Square shopping centre in Tallaght, will be […]

National Bus & Rail Union press release on possible job losses at Bus Éireann

NBRU Press Release Re: Potential Bus Éireann Job Losses The NBRU today said that the National Transport Authority policy with regard to tendering Bus Routes will be detrimental to Bus Workers’ jobs. General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “The NTA’s implementation of the Fine Gael/Labour Government’s policy of privatising Bus Routes will undermine the future of […]

Bus Éireann will meet with workers over ‘unprecedented’ pay rise hiatus…. eventually The company said it will meet with staff from the National Bus and Rail Union in due course

Journal.ie article Bus Éireann will meet with workers over ‘unprecedented’ pay rise hiatus…. eventually The company said it will meet with staff from the National Bus and Rail Union in due course’. http://jrnl.ie/1869501

Salary rises of over 6% to be 'vigorously' pursued for 1,400 workers at Bus Eireann

Salary rises of over 6pc to be ‘vigorously’ pursued for 1,400 workers at Bus Eireann by Anne-Marie Walsh A union has told 1,400 workers at Bus Eireann it will “vigorously” pursue a pay rise of over 6pc, due since New Year’s Day. In its Christmas message to members, the National Bus and Railworkers Union (NBRU) […]