Category: Irish Rail

NBRU Members reject Labour Court proposal on past productivity and driver training

10th January 2018 NBRU PRESS RELEASE “Our members have rejected the Recommendation which was designed to facilitate a move from the currently agreed voluntarist system of training new drivers, to one where it would become compulsory for all train drivers to mentor new colleagues. There has been quite an amount of dissatisfaction among drivers over […]

NBRU NOTICE to MEMBERS LABOUR COURT RECOMMENDATION

LCR21605 Irish Rail   Members will be aware that the above Recommendation issued yesterday the 10th November. There are a number of issues of clarification required, some of which will be addressed in this Notice, others will be addressed at the forthcoming meetings which will be held Nationwide. The NBRU has one request to make […]

NBRU accept an invitation from the Labour Court to discuss rail dispute, but cautions against expectations of resolution

8th November 2017 NBRU PRESS RELEASE NBRU accept an invitation from the Labour Court to discuss rail dispute, but cautions against expectations of resolution. General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “Whilst accepting that the Labour Courts invitation is a potential step forward in attempting to resolve this debilitating and unnecessary dispute, it should be borne in […]

NBRU condemns Irish Rail for playing footloose and fancy free with taxpayers’ money as it had planned for a series of industrial action in advance of the completion of pay talks.

NBRU PRESS RELEASE NBRU condemns Irish Rail for playing footloose and fancy free with taxpayers’ money as it had planned for a series of industrial action in advance of the completion of pay talks. General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “It is extraordinary that a State-owned Company would actually legislate for its own workers going on […]

NBRU accuse the Department of Transport and Irish Rail of colluding against staff at the company in their pursuance of a long overdue and well-deserved Pay-rise.

31st October 2017 NBRU PRESS RELEASE NBRU accuse the Department of Transport and Irish Rail of colluding against staff at the company in their pursuance of a long overdue and well-deserved Pay-rise. General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “It is now quite obvious to those of us that represent frontline transport workers, that there is an […]