Category: Press Release

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 […]

NBRU Members Vote Overwhelmingly (93% in favour) for Industrial Action at Irish Rail

20th October 2017 NBRU PRESS RELEASE NBRU Members Vote Overwhelmingly (93% in favour) for Industrial Action at Irish Rail General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “our members have had enough of the type of behaviour witnessed last evening at the WRC when senior management at Irish Rail pulled a potential proposal which we felt could have […]

NBRU accept a WRC invitation to attend for further pay talks (Thursday 19th) in advance of anticipated Industrial Action at Irish Rail.

18th October 2017 NBRU PRESS RELEASE NBRU accept a WRC invitation to attend for further pay talks (Thursday 19th) in advance of anticipated Industrial Action at Irish Rail. General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “We have, in deference to the good Offices of the Workplace Relations Commission, accepted an invitation to enter discussions regarding the ongoing […]

NBRU PRESS RELEASE NBRU ACCUSE MINISTER ROSS OF FORCING RAIL WORKERS ONTO PICKET LINES UNNECESSARILY

28th September 2017 NBRU PRESS RELEASE NBRU ACCUSE MINISTER ROSS OF FORCING RAIL WORKERS ONTO PICKET LINES UNNECESSARILY General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “The NTA (National Transport Authority) are on record as stating that Irish Rail has been underfunded by successive Governments stretching back over a long number of years; it is our understanding that […]

NBRU Members furious at Irish Rail’s contemptuous attitude towards its staff in refusing to offer a meaningful ‘no strings attached’ pay rise after a decade long pay freeze

27th SEPTEMBER 2017 PRESS RELEASE IRISH RAIL PAY TALKS BREAKDOWN NBRU Members furious at Irish Rail’s contemptuous attitude towards its staff in refusing to offer a meaningful ‘no strings attached’ pay rise after a decade long pay freeze General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “After a decade long pay hiatus, the expectation of a long overdue […]

NBRU letter to Acting Human Resources Manager Bus Éireann regarding the Trade Union Position WRC Discussions/ Media Reports

  NBRU letter to Bus Eireann March 15th Response to Bus Eiraenn Board Statemnet March 15th Mr Ken Bryan Acting Human Resources Manager Bus Éireann Broadstone Dublin 7 15th March 2017 Re: Trade Union Position WRC Discussions/ Media Reports Dear Sir, I refer to the above and the apparent confusion in relation to the Trade […]