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# nbru - Monday 20 February, 2017

Unions accuse Bus Éireann of 'seeking to collapse talks' around averting strike
# Industrial Dispute
# Industrial Dispute

Unions accuse Bus Éireann of 'seeking to collapse talks' around averting strike

Feb 20th 2017, 5:08 PM 13,171 Views 105 Comments

A strike action scheduled for today was cancelled after a breakthrough at the WRC last Wednesday.

# nbru - Friday 10 February, 2017

Dublin Bus to ballot for strike action
# Here We Go Again
# Here We Go Again

Dublin Bus to ballot for strike action

Feb 10th 2017, 5:30 PM 15,546 Views 58 Comments

Bus Éireann have already announced strike action in two weeks’ time.

# nbru - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Union bosses meet with TDs as Bus Éireann industrial action remains on the cards
# Industrial Dispute
# Industrial Dispute

Union bosses meet with TDs as Bus Éireann industrial action remains on the cards

Jan 24th 2017, 9:10 PM 16,455 Views 66 Comments

Bus Éireann has warned of 2,600 job losses

# nbru - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Bus Éireann workers reject latest plan as two unions threaten strike action
# Back In (industrial) Action
# Back In (industrial) Action

Bus Éireann workers reject latest plan as two unions threaten strike action

Jan 18th 2017, 10:38 PM 11,504 Views 39 Comments

SIPTU has called the latest plan presented to workers as “horrendous and totally unacceptable”.

# nbru - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'Counterproductive' - union dismayed at cash-strapped Bus Éireann's plans to cut overtime
# Cost Cutting
# Cost Cutting

'Counterproductive' - union dismayed at cash-strapped Bus Éireann's plans to cut overtime

Jan 14th 2017, 2:20 PM 12,440 Views 57 Comments

The dire financial situation at the State-owned bus company is such that it could be declared insolvent within 18 months.

# nbru - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Jobs still under threat but Bus Éireann says it will keep Expressway services
# No Expressway
# No Expressway

Jobs still under threat but Bus Éireann says it will keep Expressway services

Jan 11th 2017, 5:47 PM 22,511 Views 85 Comments

Bus Éireann is facing insolvency within the next two years after a period of heavy losses.

# nbru - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Unions 'dismayed and angry' about Bus Éireann's approach to pay talks
# Bus Stop
# Bus Stop

Unions 'dismayed and angry' about Bus Éireann's approach to pay talks

Dec 6th 2016, 6:20 PM 19,939 Views 120 Comments

Earlier, Transport Minister Shane Ross said the company’s financial situation is “fairly bleak”.

# nbru - Monday 26 September, 2016

Over half of people don't support Dublin Bus drivers' strike
# Poll
# Poll

Over half of people don't support Dublin Bus drivers' strike

Sep 26th 2016, 11:35 PM 8,306 Views 44 Comments

A poll conducted by RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live and Amárach Research has found that 54% of people don’t support the drivers.

# nbru - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Bus Éireann may face industrial action as workers told there's no hope of pay rise
# Dispute
# Dispute

Bus Éireann may face industrial action as workers told there's no hope of pay rise

Sep 21st 2016, 3:19 PM 14,260 Views 49 Comments

Today management revealed its Expressway service is continuing to haemorrhage money and would require restructuring measures.

# nbru - Monday 19 September, 2016

Union says asking Dublin Bus workers to cancel strike on day of All-Ireland replay is 'insulting'
# Letter To Ross
# Letter To Ross

Union says asking Dublin Bus workers to cancel strike on day of All-Ireland replay is 'insulting'

Sep 19th 2016, 8:50 AM 41,020 Views 112 Comments

NBRU’s Dermot O’Leary said if negotiations don’t place before 1 October drivers’ resolve will have hardened.

# nbru - Thursday 15 September, 2016

"It is a pain because I had to get up earlier and then I have to last the whole day in school."
# Bus Strike Day Three
# Bus Strike Day Three

"It is a pain because I had to get up earlier and then I have to last the whole day in school."

Sep 15th 2016, 9:13 AM 29,536 Views 121 Comments

Dublin commuters are being hit by the bus strike.

# nbru - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Free Culture Night buses around Dublin city won't run because of strike action
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Free Culture Night buses around Dublin city won't run because of strike action

Sep 13th 2016, 6:07 AM 15,917 Views 15 Comments

Dublin Bus has a long association with the arts event, and is described as its Transport Partner.

# nbru - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

FactCheck: Does this Dublin Bus drivers' leaflet stand up to scrutiny?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does this Dublin Bus drivers' leaflet stand up to scrutiny?

Sep 7th 2016, 9:23 PM 57,943 Views 105 Comments

We got out the red pen on a leaflet circulated by Dublin Bus driver unions ahead of tomorrow’s strike action.

# nbru - Saturday 6 August, 2016

A 'no fares day' strike might be on the cards, but it's happened before
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

A 'no fares day' strike might be on the cards, but it's happened before

Aug 6th 2016, 7:00 AM 10,878 Views 47 Comments

Back in 2004, for one day.

# nbru - Friday 5 August, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers mightn't go on strike but instead take 'no fares' from commuters
# No Change Needed
# No Change Needed

Dublin Bus drivers mightn't go on strike but instead take 'no fares' from commuters

Aug 5th 2016, 6:24 PM 28,126 Views 105 Comments

Drivers at the NBRU have voted for industrial action.

# nbru - Friday 29 July, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers reject 8.25% pay increase
# Dublin Bust
# Dublin Bust

Dublin Bus drivers reject 8.25% pay increase

Jul 29th 2016, 6:08 PM 16,684 Views 83 Comments

That means a strike could be on the table.

# nbru - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Labour Court recommends Dublin Bus workers get a lot less than 30% pay claim
# Recommendation
# Recommendation

Labour Court recommends Dublin Bus workers get a lot less than 30% pay claim

Jul 20th 2016, 11:08 AM 22,797 Views 113 Comments

That could mean more bus strikes.

# nbru - Monday 27 June, 2016

Dublin Bus workers are looking for a 30% pay rise in line with Luas staff
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Dublin Bus workers are looking for a 30% pay rise in line with Luas staff

Jun 27th 2016, 12:07 PM 19,559 Views 108 Comments

The NBRU said that drivers have not ruled out industrial action in pursuit of their claim.

# nbru - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts

May 29th 2016, 8:00 AM 15,362 Views 75 Comments

2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.

# nbru - Monday 18 April, 2016

Irish Rail threatens unions with legal action after drivers refuse to train new recruits
# Training
# Training

Irish Rail threatens unions with legal action after drivers refuse to train new recruits

Apr 18th 2016, 10:14 PM 17,093 Views 88 Comments

The company says they are breaching their contracts, but unions say participation in training is voluntary.

# nbru - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Poll: Do you sympathise with the pay demands of the Luas and Irish Rail workers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you sympathise with the pay demands of the Luas and Irish Rail workers?

Mar 19th 2016, 9:27 AM 38,859 Views 124 Comments

Workers at Irish Rail have followed their Luas compatriots’ lead in demanding hikes in pay of up to 25%.

# nbru - Monday 14 March, 2016

Talks aim to avert Dart stoppages after drivers back strike over 10-minute service
# Roster Row
# Roster Row

Talks aim to avert Dart stoppages after drivers back strike over 10-minute service

Mar 14th 2016, 11:57 AM 13,891 Views 62 Comments

The two sides of the dispute disagree over whether plans for a more frequent service constitute a productivity issue.

# nbru - Monday 7 March, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers WILL be allowed to keep on listening to their radios
# Radio Ga Ga
# Radio Ga Ga

Dublin Bus drivers WILL be allowed to keep on listening to their radios

Mar 7th 2016, 6:23 PM 28,181 Views 36 Comments

Bus drivers had been set to boycott the Port Tunnel over the transistor radio ban.

# nbru - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers to ditch Port Tunnel if they can't listen to their radios
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

Dublin Bus drivers to ditch Port Tunnel if they can't listen to their radios

Mar 1st 2016, 10:50 AM 30,250 Views 111 Comments

Last week Dublin Bus announced “zero tolerance” measures which will see drivers disciplined for using electronic devices, including FM radios, while driving.

# nbru - Friday 6 November, 2015

People had very mixed feelings about the rail strike being called off
# Business As Usual
# Business As Usual

People had very mixed feelings about the rail strike being called off

Nov 6th 2015, 9:13 AM 24,415 Views 79 Comments

Trains ran as normal – just with fewer people on them…

# nbru - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Rail strike talks continue into the night
# Last Chance
# Last Chance

Rail strike talks continue into the night

Nov 5th 2015, 10:58 PM 26,925 Views 66 Comments

The three-hour work stoppage was expected to hit thousands.

# nbru - Friday 23 October, 2015

Unions livid that Irish Rail preemptively briefed reporters on collapsing talks
# No One Told Us
# No One Told Us

Unions livid that Irish Rail preemptively briefed reporters on collapsing talks

Oct 23rd 2015, 12:20 PM 12,137 Views 51 Comments

Siptu and the NBRU have blamed Iarnród Éireann management for the breakdown of negotiations.

# nbru - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Rush-hour train strike next week set to go ahead as talks break down
# Talks Breakdown
# Talks Breakdown

Rush-hour train strike next week set to go ahead as talks break down

Oct 17th 2015, 7:48 PM 16,800 Views 36 Comments

The action will also take place the following weekend.

# nbru - Monday 5 October, 2015

Another train strike on the cards as Irish Rail unions vote for industrial action
# Pay Dispute
# Pay Dispute

Another train strike on the cards as Irish Rail unions vote for industrial action

Oct 5th 2015, 3:47 PM 13,221 Views 58 Comments

The two unions will meet on Thursday to decide what form the action will take.

# nbru - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Ireland's railways could be the next up for privatisation...
# Private Practice
# Private Practice

Ireland's railways could be the next up for privatisation...

Jul 30th 2015, 6:00 PM 19,051 Views 126 Comments

The government is reportedly coming under pressure from the Union’s competition branch to put our rail services out to international tender.

# nbru - Monday 11 May, 2015

Can talks prevent the next bus strike, or is the situation 'out of control'?
# Tenders
# Tenders

Can talks prevent the next bus strike, or is the situation 'out of control'?

May 11th 2015, 7:45 AM 20,476 Views 70 Comments

Further talks between unions and management are due to be held today.

# nbru - Monday 13 April, 2015

Take the bus? Expect some travel headaches coming up to the May bank holiday
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Take the bus? Expect some travel headaches coming up to the May bank holiday

Apr 13th 2015, 10:48 PM 25,326 Views 143 Comments

A protest will take place on 1 May.

# nbru - Monday 30 March, 2015

Threat of national bus and train strike looms
# Commuter Blues
# Commuter Blues

Threat of national bus and train strike looms

Mar 30th 2015, 7:57 PM 16,345 Views 48 Comments

Talks broke down today.

# nbru - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Bus Éireann will meet with workers over 'unprecedented' pay rise hiatus.... eventually
# NBRU
# NBRU

Bus Éireann will meet with workers over 'unprecedented' pay rise hiatus.... eventually

Jan 7th 2015, 3:54 PM 9,348 Views 25 Comments

The company said it will meet with staff from the National Bus and Rail Union in due course’.

# nbru - Friday 14 November, 2014

Privatisation of bus routes stalled to allow for further talks with unions
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Privatisation of bus routes stalled to allow for further talks with unions

Nov 14th 2014, 10:18 PM 6,675 Views 29 Comments

Both Siptu and the NBRU are opposed to the move.

Night buses for Dublin on the table as part of 'D-Day' for privatised bus routes
# Love Me Tender
# Love Me Tender

Night buses for Dublin on the table as part of 'D-Day' for privatised bus routes

Nov 14th 2014, 9:50 AM 14,115 Views 59 Comments

The NBRU is attempting to delay the tender process for 10% of Dublin’s routes.

# nbru - Friday 3 October, 2014

No more strikes*: Unions at Irish Rail vote to accept pay deal
# Strike-Out
# Strike-Out

No more strikes*: Unions at Irish Rail vote to accept pay deal

Oct 3rd 2014, 3:51 PM 7,464 Views 23 Comments

*Hopefully.

# nbru - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

All-Ireland train strikes called off after late-night LRC talks
# Back On Track
# Back On Track

All-Ireland train strikes called off after late-night LRC talks

Sep 3rd 2014, 9:02 AM 12,004 Views 47 Comments

The strikes were due to cause disruption on 7, 8 and 21 September.

# nbru - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

More talks at LRC today --- but train strike threat remains in place for weekend
# Another 48 Hrs
# Another 48 Hrs

More talks at LRC today --- but train strike threat remains in place for weekend

Sep 2nd 2014, 7:35 AM 3,685 Views 3 Comments

It’s the third day of talks between management and unions. Strikes are planned for this Sunday and Monday, and later in September.

# nbru - Monday 1 September, 2014

I'm not intervening, says Minister --- as talks to avoid rail strikes begin again
# Striiiiike
# Striiiiike

I'm not intervening, says Minister --- as talks to avoid rail strikes begin again

Sep 1st 2014, 2:45 PM 6,513 Views 32 Comments

Two more rail strikes are planned for this month, but it’s hoped a solution can be reached at LRC talks continuing this afternoon.