Category: Press Release

Breakdown of LRC talks between Trade Unions and Irish Rail Management

NBRU Press Release Re: Breakdown of Talks at Labour Relations Commission regarding Productivity at Irish Rail The NBRU today attended at the LRC in order to discuss issues associated with productivity as provided for under the LRC brokered agreement of the 3rd September 2014. General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “despite the best efforts of the […]

NBRU says Rail Privatisation is afailed political ideology driven by neo-liberal zealots

  NBRU Press Release   Rail Privatisation       The NBRU said today that it will vehemently oppose any move towards the Privatisation of Iarnród Éireann’s operations.       General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said:       “The argument for privatising rail does not stand up, it is a failed political ideology driven […]

National Bus and Rail Union Press Release on proposed agreement for Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann workers

NBRU Press Release Re: LRC Talks on Bus Dispute   NBRU postpone Industrial Action for Friday 15th & Saturday 16th May   General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “We went into these set of discussions with a clear focus on what was required to address the concerns of our members as part of the original agreed […]

National Bus and Rail Union Press Release on bus strikes/Invitation to attend the LRC on Monday 11th May at 3pm

PRESS RELEASE LRC Intervention in the ongoing Bus Dispute. NBRU today responded to the request to attend at the LRC on Monday at 3 pm.   General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said :   “ We will as a matter of course be attending, however it is important that there is a clear understanding of our […]

National Bus and Rail Union respond to legal threats by both bus companies

NBRU respond to Companies threat of legal action. General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said : ” It is unfortunate that the Companies have chosen this course of action to threaten our members; we balloted our members in relation to what we contend is a genuine trade dispute, the Companies would be better served if they concentrated […]

National Bus & Rail Union Press Release on breakdown of LRC exploratory talks

Press Release Breakdown of LRC Exploratory Talks General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “it is a matter of regret that our members find themselves having to resort to industrial action in relation to this dispute, action which will unduly discommode the travelling public and bring financial hardship on our members, it is particularly disappointing that the […]

NBRU Press Release on Minister for Transport, Pascal Donohues latest statement

General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said that: “The Minister has been out over the last week and a half making incremental contributions apparently with a view towards resolving the fundamental issues involved here; whilst it is to be welcome that the Minister is prepared to acknowledge some of our members concerns he needs to move towards […]

National Bus and Rail Union responds to NTA press briefing on bus market opening(privatisation)

22nd April 2014 PRESS RELEASE NBRU Respond to NTA media briefing pertaining to bus market opening (privatisation) General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “The NTA are obviously attempting to extricate themselves from their responsibility as regards the decision to privatise 10% of publicly-owned bus routes. The fact is, taking services from a public company and giving […]