Category: Press Release

Press Release: National Bus and Rail Union invited to talks at the LRC: Pressure from anti-privatisation campaign results in the NTA sitting down to talk

The NBRU today announced that the protest march planned for Wednesday 23rd July has been postponed. General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “we have received a request from the Labour Relations Commission to attend at exploratory discussions on Wed 23rd July on the issue of privatisation of bus routes, to-date the National Transport Authority has ignored […]

Minister's Varadkar & Kelly mislead Leinster House

Press Statement The NBRU says that Ministers in the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport are misleading the Dail; General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “Ministers Varadkar and Kelly have been telling Deputies that a structured process of engagement is in place between the NTA and the Unions. This is simply not true. The fact is […]

NBRU withdraw from rail talks.

NBRU disatisfied with talk process. The NBRU has withdrawn from the process aimed at resolving the impasse with regard to cost reduction proposals. General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “we accepted an invitation to talks against the background of a 3 to 1 rejection of the Labour Court Recommendation by our members” “we wanted the company […]

Press release on cuts at Irish Rail

NBRU Press Release   The NBRU today responded to the announcement by Irish Rail that they were inviting the trade unions to an intensive period of engagement next week.   General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said “ it is regrettable that the company have decided to impose a pre-condition in advance of suggested discussions by indicating […]

N press release regarding Ministers Varadkar's comments about Irish Rail

                  NBRU                 PRESS RELEASE                         Transport Ireland Conference 2014/New at One Interview Responding to remarks made by Minister Varadkar at the above conference and subsequent News at One Interview the General Secretary of the NBRU Dermot O Leary said: “the traveling public would be better served if the Minister would commit to having an […]