Category: Press Release

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 […]

NBRU Respond to Bus Éireann Statement Re: Clarification on Union Position in Advance of Potential Time-limited Talks

The National Bus & Rail Union NBRU Respond to Bus Éireann Statement Re: Clarification on Union Position in Advance of Potential Time-limited Talks. General Secretary Dermot O’Leary Said: “the NBRU has today responded to Bus Eirene’s earlier statement requesting that we outline our position with regard to the prospect of re-engaging in time-limited talks in […]

NBRU ACCUSE BUS ÉIREANN MANAGEMENT OF CORPORATE AMNESIA FOLLOWING BREAKDOWN OF WRC DISCUSSIONS

13th March 2017 NBRU PRESS RELEASE NBRU ACCUSE BUS ÉIREANN MANAGEMENT OF CORPORATE AMNESIA FOLLOWING BREAKDOWN OF WRC DISCUSSIONS General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “Bus .Éireann stand accused of having had a sudden attack of corporate amnesia in relation to how take-home pay has historically been constructed at the Company, it is a bit rich […]

NBRU Announce '4' Point Plan in Advance of WRC Discussions on Bus Éireann Expressway Crisis

    NBRU Press release 6th March 2017 NBRU A5-FINAL 6th March 2017 NBRU PRESS RELEASE NBRU Announce ‘4’ Point Plan in Advance of WRC Discussions on Bus Éireann Expressway Crisis. General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said; “The NBRU remain determined to protect the Terms and Conditions of our members as part of any negotiating process, […]

NBRU ACCEPT WRC INVITATION TO DISCUSSIONS ON BUS ÉIREANN EXPRESSWAY CRISIS

WRC talks Monday 6th March 2017 NBRU Press Release on WRC invitation to attend NBRU PRESS RELEASE NBRU ACCEPT WRC INVITATION TO DISCUSSIONS ON BUS ÉIREANN EXPRESSWAY CRISIS General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “The NBRU has always acted responsibly with regard to requests from the States industrial Relations Institutions; notwithstanding the fact that we firmly […]