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# nbru - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Bus drivers describe 'mayhem' as Level 5 reduces public transport capacity
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Bus drivers describe 'mayhem' as Level 5 reduces public transport capacity

Oct 22nd 2020, 4:11 PM 67,509 Views 31 Comments

The NRBU has called for staggered school and work times to manage public transport demand.

# nbru - Monday 28 September, 2020

Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons
# Expressway
# Expressway

Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons

Sep 28th 2020, 3:25 PM 37,347 Views 56 Comments

Services between Dublin and Cork, Galway, Limerick and Belfast will be affected.

# nbru - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Anti-social behaviour and bus curtailments: Efforts to tackle problem in Tallaght a 'great success', union says
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Anti-social behaviour and bus curtailments: Efforts to tackle problem in Tallaght a 'great success', union says

Sep 19th 2020, 6:30 AM 34,108 Views 29 Comments

The NBRU praised the strong collaboration at local level at helping to address the problem.

# nbru - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Bus drivers concerned about conflict between passengers over mandatory face coverings
# NBRU
# NBRU

Bus drivers concerned about conflict between passengers over mandatory face coverings

Jul 12th 2020, 2:53 PM 33,954 Views 62 Comments

There is some confusion around who will police new regulations that make face coverings on public transport mandatory.

# nbru - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Bus and rail union calls for compulsory face masks on public transport as restrictions ease
# NBRU
# NBRU

Bus and rail union calls for compulsory face masks on public transport as restrictions ease

May 5th 2020, 3:02 PM 15,069 Views 37 Comments

The NBRU has also called for temperature checks for all public transport workers.

# nbru - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Concerns remain about safety of Bus Eireann drivers as they demand screens on all buses
# Protection
# Protection

Concerns remain about safety of Bus Eireann drivers as they demand screens on all buses

Apr 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 44,063 Views 41 Comments

The company said it is rolling out face visors to drivers this week as an interim measure.

# nbru - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Concerns raised as NBRU to curtail Dublin Bus route on polling day over anti-social behaviour
# Polling Day
# Polling Day

Concerns raised as NBRU to curtail Dublin Bus route on polling day over anti-social behaviour

Feb 6th 2020, 11:39 AM 13,898 Views 22 Comments

The NBRU claims drivers haven’t been getting the required assistance from local representatives and gardaí to deal with such problems.

# nbru - Friday 13 September, 2019

Bus Éireann steps up security at Busáras after recent attacks on drivers
# Busaras
# Busaras

Bus Éireann steps up security at Busáras after recent attacks on drivers

Sep 13th 2019, 7:36 PM 14,988 Views 28 Comments

The measures come after drivers threatened to stop operating services after 8pm on Monday 16 September.

# nbru - Monday 9 September, 2019

Bus drivers threaten to stop serving Busáras after dark over anti-social behaviour
# Dublin
# Dublin

Bus drivers threaten to stop serving Busáras after dark over anti-social behaviour

Sep 9th 2019, 8:37 AM 23,034 Views 24 Comments

It comes after a driver was allegedly assaulted at the station in recent weeks.

# nbru - Friday 23 August, 2019

'Enough is enough': Bus and rail services to be withdrawn from anti-social behaviour 'black spots'
# NBRU
# NBRU

'Enough is enough': Bus and rail services to be withdrawn from anti-social behaviour 'black spots'

Aug 23rd 2019, 10:32 PM 51,026 Views 63 Comments

The NBRU is calling for a Garda Public Transport Unit due to an “alarming” increase in assaults on staff.

# nbru - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Bus drivers 'resort to urinating in bottles' due to lack of toilet facilities
# Toilets
# Toilets

Bus drivers 'resort to urinating in bottles' due to lack of toilet facilities

May 14th 2019, 2:53 PM 22,304 Views 57 Comments

Flyers placed on buses across the country are calling on commuters to support drivers’ demands for sanitary facilities.

# nbru - Monday 3 December, 2018

Union fears privatisation as Bus Éireann routes 101, 101x and 133 to be put out to tender
# Transport
# Transport

Union fears privatisation as Bus Éireann routes 101, 101x and 133 to be put out to tender

Dec 3rd 2018, 8:00 PM 20,175 Views 58 Comments

The NTA first announced its intentions to put routes up for competitive tender in October.

# nbru - Sunday 22 July, 2018

'Everyday bus users are refusing to fold up their buggies to allow wheelchair users on board'
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

'Everyday bus users are refusing to fold up their buggies to allow wheelchair users on board'

Jul 22nd 2018, 7:45 AM 34,401 Views 107 Comments

The transport committee was told that new regulations are needed to force people to fold up their prams.

# nbru - Friday 8 December, 2017

Irish Rail staff accept Labour Court pay deal recommendation
# It's A Deal
# It's A Deal

Irish Rail staff accept Labour Court pay deal recommendation

Dec 8th 2017, 1:06 PM 8,842 Views 24 Comments

Irish Rail staff last month held a series of strikes in protest of their pay levels.

# nbru - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Dublin Bus drivers 'urinating in bottles' due to lack of toilet facilities
# Call Of Nature
# Call Of Nature

Dublin Bus drivers 'urinating in bottles' due to lack of toilet facilities

Dec 3rd 2017, 9:00 PM 34,317 Views 90 Comments

Dublin Bus has advised drivers to use toilet facilities of local amenities.

# nbru - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

New 'improved' rosters for Bus Éireann drivers in Navan from Sunday - NBRU
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

New 'improved' rosters for Bus Éireann drivers in Navan from Sunday - NBRU

Nov 21st 2017, 10:08 AM 9,630 Views 14 Comments

Discussions have been taking place between management and unions over pay, rosters, and drivers’ productivity.

# nbru - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Decision time as Labour Court to issue recommendation on ending Irish Rail strike
# Strike
# Strike

Decision time as Labour Court to issue recommendation on ending Irish Rail strike

Nov 9th 2017, 6:31 PM 8,441 Views 31 Comments

The Labour Court agreed to issue a recommendation for how the dispute could be resolved tomorrow afternoon.

# nbru - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'
# Escalation
# Escalation

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'

Nov 7th 2017, 7:30 AM 30,012 Views 178 Comments

They’re also not happy with Transport Minister Shane Ross’ lack of intervention in the dispute.

# nbru - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Heading home? Expect delays as Irish Rail strike means there's an extra 155,000 people on the roads
# Strike
# Strike

Heading home? Expect delays as Irish Rail strike means there's an extra 155,000 people on the roads

Nov 1st 2017, 4:50 PM 20,549 Views 70 Comments

This is the first of five strike days.

Here's how to get your refund if you're affected by the Irish Rail strike
# Strike Day One
# Strike Day One

Here's how to get your refund if you're affected by the Irish Rail strike

Nov 1st 2017, 6:30 AM 10,148 Views 7 Comments

Other transport operators do not accept rail tickets on days of industrial action.

# nbru - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Poll: Do you support the striking rail workers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the striking rail workers?

Oct 31st 2017, 9:50 AM 34,152 Views 198 Comments

A one day strike is expected to go ahead from midnight tonight.

# nbru - Friday 13 October, 2017

Bus Éireann row: Minister hits back after unions slam her for 'unofficial labour dispute' comment
# Unofficial Dispute
# Unofficial Dispute

Bus Éireann row: Minister hits back after unions slam her for 'unofficial labour dispute' comment

Oct 13th 2017, 7:00 PM 21,239 Views 90 Comments

The employment minister said that 299 replacement buses were needed on the Eastern corridor last week.

# nbru - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Strike threatened: Rail union warns of possible 'travel chaos' in coming weeks
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Strike threatened: Rail union warns of possible 'travel chaos' in coming weeks

Sep 27th 2017, 9:43 PM 12,267 Views 28 Comments

The NBRU said its members were “furious” with Irish Rail’s refusal to increase staff pay.

# nbru - Friday 8 September, 2017

Dublin Bus reaches agreement with drivers over anti-social behaviour in Tallaght
# Stone Throwing
# Stone Throwing

Dublin Bus reaches agreement with drivers over anti-social behaviour in Tallaght

Sep 8th 2017, 2:30 PM 88,999 Views 109 Comments

Drivers had threatened to curtail a number of routes next week.

# nbru - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Irish Rail says four routes could be axed, as drivers look for pay increase
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Irish Rail says four routes could be axed, as drivers look for pay increase

Aug 29th 2017, 7:10 PM 43,798 Views 122 Comments

Iarnród Éireann says it has to address an annual shortfall of €100 million.

# nbru - Monday 28 August, 2017

Row breaks out in Dublin Bus over youths 'scutting' on the back of new buses
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Row breaks out in Dublin Bus over youths 'scutting' on the back of new buses

Aug 28th 2017, 12:03 AM 87,720 Views 91 Comments

Representatives for drivers have said there are ongoing issues with anti-social behaviour in Tallaght and Finglas.

# nbru - Monday 22 May, 2017

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations
# Ballot
# Ballot

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations

May 22nd 2017, 1:27 PM 9,023 Views 23 Comments

Their acceptance means that no further strike action is likely at the service in the near-future.

# nbru - Monday 10 April, 2017

Bus Éireann strike: 'All sides committed to conclusion in next 24 hours'
# END IN SIGHT
# END IN SIGHT

Bus Éireann strike: 'All sides committed to conclusion in next 24 hours'

Apr 10th 2017, 7:26 AM 19,297 Views 34 Comments

All sides will be back around the table at the WRC at around 10am.

# nbru - Friday 7 April, 2017

Light at the end of the tunnel? Bus Éireann talks to resume tomorrow morning
# Drive All Night
# Drive All Night

Light at the end of the tunnel? Bus Éireann talks to resume tomorrow morning

Apr 7th 2017, 7:10 PM 18,318 Views 78 Comments

Both sides were up all night last night trying to reach an agreement.

# nbru - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Unions agree to talks with Bus Éireann management - but pickets stay put
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Unions agree to talks with Bus Éireann management - but pickets stay put

Apr 4th 2017, 4:33 PM 11,797 Views 83 Comments

During the last round of talks both sides accused each other of not being ‘flexible’ enough.

# nbru - Monday 3 April, 2017

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action
# Eleventh Hour
# Eleventh Hour

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action

Apr 3rd 2017, 11:15 AM 31,894 Views 152 Comments

Individual strike members have indicated that further ‘wildcat’ action could happen again.

# nbru - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Fears of more disruption as NBRU may be sued over 'wildcat' strike
# Secondary Picketing
# Secondary Picketing

Fears of more disruption as NBRU may be sued over 'wildcat' strike

Apr 2nd 2017, 12:37 PM 19,769 Views 100 Comments

The union said it remains focused on helping resolve the Bus Éireann dispute.

# nbru - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

'We expected nothing more from the Blueshirts': Hundreds of bus drivers march through Dublin
# Day Six
# Day Six

'We expected nothing more from the Blueshirts': Hundreds of bus drivers march through Dublin

Mar 29th 2017, 3:34 PM 29,562 Views 96 Comments

Speakers repeatedly called on Shane Ross to take action to end the bitter dispute at the transport operator.

# nbru - Monday 27 March, 2017

Bus Éireann strike day 4: Irish Rail services running fully as unions call for minister to intervene
# Picket
# Picket

Bus Éireann strike day 4: Irish Rail services running fully as unions call for minister to intervene

Mar 27th 2017, 6:59 AM 20,442 Views 99 Comments

The rail service said all trains are running normally this morning.

# nbru - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Rail and Dublin Bus workers angry over treatment of Bus Éireann staff, says union boss
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Rail and Dublin Bus workers angry over treatment of Bus Éireann staff, says union boss

Mar 26th 2017, 2:48 PM 25,941 Views 59 Comments

There is no end in sight for the Bus Éireann strike, as it continues for its third day today.

# nbru - Friday 24 March, 2017

The Bus Éireann strike begins today - here's how to get around
# Alternative Route
# Alternative Route

The Bus Éireann strike begins today - here's how to get around

Mar 24th 2017, 12:01 AM 38,900 Views 75 Comments

A nationwide indefinite strike begins from midnight tonight.

# nbru - Thursday 23 March, 2017

All-out Bus Éireann strike to begin at midnight
# Strike
# Strike

All-out Bus Éireann strike to begin at midnight

Mar 23rd 2017, 3:26 PM 63,941 Views 175 Comments

School bus routes will not be included in the strike.

# nbru - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Bus Éireann crisis talks fail - now management must make a decision quickly
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

Bus Éireann crisis talks fail - now management must make a decision quickly

Mar 14th 2017, 8:49 AM 11,022 Views 79 Comments

An all-out indefinite strike is almost inevitable now that negotiations have collapsed.

# nbru - Monday 13 March, 2017

All-out strike at Bus Éireann back on the cards as talks collapse
# Grounded
# Grounded

All-out strike at Bus Éireann back on the cards as talks collapse

Mar 13th 2017, 11:13 PM 12,237 Views 34 Comments

The talks had been going for seven days.

# nbru - Friday 3 March, 2017

The Bus Éireann strike planned for Monday has been called off
# It's Off
# It's Off

The Bus Éireann strike planned for Monday has been called off

Mar 3rd 2017, 3:19 PM 50,098 Views 63 Comments

Both the NBRU and Siptu will enter talks at the Workplace Relations Commission from Monday.

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