Category: Irish Rail

NBRU outraged at media reports of an Irish Rail fishing junket in Enniskillen while CEO refuses to increase workers’ pay after a decade long pay freeze

13th September 2017 NBRU PRESS RELEASE NBRU outraged at media reports of an Irish Rail fishing junket in Enniskillen while CEO refuses to increase workers’ pay after a decade long pay freeze General Secretary Dermot O’Leary stated: “Today’s report in a National newspaper detailing an alleged spend of €60,000 on a fishing completion for top […]

NBRU ACCUSE NTA OF TREATING RURAL IRELAND COMMUTERS AS SECOND CLASS CITIZENS

28TH February 2017 NBRU PRESS RELEASE Link to NBRU media clip: https://youtu.be/YNaUkyiL4tk NBRU ACCUSE NTA OF TREATING RURAL IRELAND COMMUTERS AS SECOND CLASS CITIZENS General Secretary Dermot O’Leary Said: “Following the announcement of route closures and a number of frequency reductions by Bus Éireann, the NBRU has, this evening sent elected representatives evidence of the […]

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 […]

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 and SIPTU agree to suspend Strike Ballot in order to attend at the Workplace Relations Commission for Talks on Train Driver Issues

PRESS RELEASE IRISH RAIL WRC TALKS PRESS RELEASE Irish Rail NBRU and SIPTU agree to Suspend Ballot on Industrial Action Aug 16NBRU SIPTU joint Press Release on WRC talks. NBRU General Secretary Dermot O’Leary and SIPTU Asst. Divisional Organiser said: “we have agreed to suspend our members Ballot for Industrial Action in deference to a […]

Train Drivers Unions Appalled by Irish Rail U-turn on Commitment to Engage on All Issues

JOINT PRESS RELEASE NBRU SIPTU Joint Press Release on Train Drivers Talks Process July 27th associated with Labour Court Commissioned Report. General Secretary of the NBRU Dermot O’Leary and Asst. Organiser of SIPTU Utilities and Construction Division Paul Cullen said: “As recently as July 15th the Company committed to engaging on all issues contained in […]