Category: Staff notice

Bus worker news. A newsletter from NBRU Worker Director Thomas O'Connor

Bus Worker News Phone: 086-8426197 Email: nbru.workerdirector@yahoo.com Twitter: @nbruworker _________________________ A newsletter by NBRU Worker Director Thomas O’Connor Drugs & Alcohol testing A notice has been placed on the E-tenders website for a contract to test Dublin Bus employees for drugs and alcohol. This is to include random testing, periodic testing and reasonable suspicion testing. […]

Irish Rail industrial dispute update

NOTICE to MEMBERS Cost Containment/Wage Reduction/Strike Acton Update 3 The General Officers of our Trade Union would like to place on record our appreciation at both the turn-out and general support provided by members during the two day stoppage. This, despite efforts by the Company to drive a wedge between members and their Trade Union. […]

Notice to members LRC meeting with the NTA

Notice to Members Re: Fine Gael/Labour Government’s decision to  Privatise 440 Bus Workers Jobs  Campaign against Privatisation of 10% of Bus Routes Members will be aware that the planned protest march that was due to take place on today Wednesday 23rd July was suspended after the Labour Relations Commission intervened and invited all parties to […]

NTA agree to talks after NBRU pressure

Notice to Members Planned protest march for Wednesday July 23rd The National Bus & Rail Union has been engaged in an intensive campaign since May in an attempt to reverse the Fine Gael/Labour decision to privatise 440 bus jobs. All communication from this, and other concerned parties, to the NTA and the Fine Gael and […]

NBRU's response to Irish Rails threat to cut workers terms and conditions without agreement

NBRU Statement to CEO David Franks at Top Participation Group Re: Cost Containment Implementation The NBRU membership has consistently rejected the proposals, no matter their hue, over three ballots. Those rejections were as high as 92% and no lower than 75%. The last round of discussions were prefaced by you as being intensive. We in […]

Notice to members in Irish Rail

                                               NOTICE to MEMBERS   COST CONTAINMENT /LABOUR COURT RECOMMENDATION REJECTION       Members will be aware that this Trade Union attended at talks on the above issue following an invitation from the Chief Executive to what he described as “intensive discussions”   Unfortunately it would appear that our members 75% rejection of the […]