Category: Staff notice

NBRU write to the Department of Transport over the Bus Éireann crisis

Mr Graham Doyle Secretary General Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Leeson’s Lane Dublin 2 22nd February 2017 Re: Bus Éireann Crisis Dear Sir, I refer to the above and the current impasse that has developed between Bus Éireann Management and the representative Trade Unions. You will be acutely aware that the NBRU, along with […]

NBRU write to NTA Chief Executive over the Bus Éireann crisis

Ms Anne Graham Chief Executive Officer National Transport Authority Dún Scéine Harcourt Lane Dublin 2 D02 WT20 22nd February 2017 Re: Bus Éireann Expressway Crisis Dear Ms Graham, I refer to the above issue and your comments at the Joint Oireachtas Committee this morning about concern that Bus Éireann could go out of business and […]

NBRU Notice to Members on the Bus Éireann crisis and talks at the WRC Monday 20th February

20th February 2017 NOTICE TO MEMBERS RE: WRC DISCUSSIONS Members are advised that the NBRU along with other Representative Trade Unions met with Bus Éireann management at the WRC to engage on issues associated with Expressway Crisis. Members will also be aware that the losses at the Company have been rising upwards almost on a […]

Trade Union Group agree to attend WRC talks on Friday 17th 2017

Trade Union Group Bus Eireann statement on talks February 15th   Bus Éireann Trade Union Group JOINT PRESS RELEASE BUS ÉIREANN CRISIS Trade Union Group agree to attend WRC talks on Friday 17th 2017 The Trade Union Group said: “The WRC have today requested that all parties, Unions and Management at Bus Éireann postpone all […]

NBRU/TSSA submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport

Joint NBRU/TSSA Submission TO Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport Tourism and Sport Spokesperson/s DERMOT O’LEARY General Secretary PATRICK McCUSKER Irish Organiser Cathaoirleach, Members of the Committee I wish to thank the Committee for receiving our Delegation here today. The issue which we are here to discuss, the current situation at Bus Éireann, is one which […]

NBRU urges Bus Éireann management to withdraw the threat of unilateral reductions in terms and conditions on February 20th

Ray Hernan Acting CEO Bus Éireann Aidan Murphy Chairperson Bus Éireann 14 February 2017 URGENT Unilateral and illegal breach of terms and conditions of members Dear Sirs, I refer to previous correspondence and most recently to Mr Ken Bryan’s letter of 8th February last addressed to ourselves and other unions. We note and welcome Mr […]

NBRU will resist Bus Eireann's Irish Ferries style Race to Bottom attack on workers moderate Terms and Conditions .

  Mr Ray Hernon letter dated 10th February 2017 Mr Ray Hernan Re Staff Provocation Intimidation February 2017 Mr Ray Hernan Acting Chief Executive Officer Bus Éireann Broadstone Bus Depot Dublin 7 9th February 2017 Re: Staff Provocation/Intimidation Dear Sir, I refer to the above and the scandalous behaviour of the Company you now represent […]

NBRU Calls on Minister to Arrange Debate on Public Transport

Mr Shane Ross Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leesons Lane Dublin 12 25th January 2017 Re: Bus Éireann Crisis /Shareholder Responsibility. Dear Minister, The Department’s role in the sequence of events leading up to the crisis at Bus Éireann is manifestly spelt out in the Grant Thornton Report. The Report commences with a background […]

National Bus and Rail Union Response to Bus Éireann Statement on seeking possible Labour Court intervention

NBRU Press Release on possible Labour Court interventionNBRU Press Release in Response to Bus Eireann Statement on Labour Court Intervention Jan 24th NBRU PRESS RELEASE Response to Bus Éireann Statement on seeking possible Labour Court intervention. General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “it would appear that Bus Éireann, not satisfied with attempting to ride roughshod over […]

NBRU respond to scandalous attack on Bus Éireann staff by Managements threat to slash core terms and conditions

17th January 2017 NBRU PRESS RELEASE NBRU respond to Managements proposed cuts to core terms and conditions at Bus Éireann. General Secretary Dermot O’Leary said: “It is nothing short of scandalous that Bus Éireann would resort to attacking its own staff through cutting their wages to facilitate the Minister and his Department into becoming a […]