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# nbru - Saturday 30 August, 2014

"No progress" today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue
# LRC
# LRC

"No progress" today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue

Aug 30th 2014, 4:31 PM 4,765 Views 8 Comments

SIPTU says there’s been no progress as yet, as unions and management meet to try and resolve their dispute before the next scheduled strike action.

# nbru - Thursday 28 August, 2014

These letters between Irish Rail and the NBRU show why more strikes look inevitable
# DOWN THE LINE
# DOWN THE LINE

These letters between Irish Rail and the NBRU show why more strikes look inevitable

Aug 28th 2014, 6:26 PM 10,565 Views 41 Comments

Irish Rail asked the NBRU to halt the stoppages, the union refused.

# nbru - Monday 25 August, 2014

Get caught by today's rail strike? There's two more planned (and unions won't rule out even more)
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Get caught by today's rail strike? There's two more planned (and unions won't rule out even more)

Aug 25th 2014, 7:58 PM 10,760 Views 38 Comments

The next 48-hour stoppage starts on the day of the All-Ireland Hurling Final.

# nbru - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Travelling somewhere? Don't forget, there's a massive rail strike...
# Arrangements
# Arrangements

Travelling somewhere? Don't forget, there's a massive rail strike...

Aug 24th 2014, 7:43 PM 39,682 Views 115 Comments

There are no trains. And there aren’t many extra bus services either — but for what it’s worth, here are the arrangements…

# nbru - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Poll: Do you support this weekend's train strikes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support this weekend's train strikes?

Aug 23rd 2014, 8:30 AM 16,826 Views 144 Comments

Legitimate grievance? Or shoddy behaviour?

# nbru - Friday 22 August, 2014

'Insanity' - Irish Rail strike to hit 90,000 commuters and All-Ireland fans
# Work Stoppage
# Work Stoppage

'Insanity' - Irish Rail strike to hit 90,000 commuters and All-Ireland fans

Aug 22nd 2014, 9:03 AM 16,266 Views 136 Comments

Irish Rail says the two days of action planned this weekend will cost the company €2 million. Unions say they’ve been left with no other option.

# nbru - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Iarnród Éireann boss is set to return from Mauritius holiday ahead of strike action
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Iarnród Éireann boss is set to return from Mauritius holiday ahead of strike action

Aug 21st 2014, 3:24 PM 9,522 Views 27 Comments

Chief executive David Franks is set to jet home from his holiday in Mauritius

# nbru - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Paschal Donohoe won't get involved in the Irish Rail dispute as All-Ireland day strikes loom
# Not For Turning
# Not For Turning

Paschal Donohoe won't get involved in the Irish Rail dispute as All-Ireland day strikes loom

Aug 14th 2014, 10:20 AM 7,839 Views 56 Comments

The Transport Minister said he appreciates how difficult it is for workers to vote to cut their own pay.

# nbru - Monday 11 August, 2014

Union boss: All-Ireland day strikes will go ahead, despite what Paschal Donohoe says
# Full Speed Ahead
# Full Speed Ahead

Union boss: All-Ireland day strikes will go ahead, despite what Paschal Donohoe says

Aug 11th 2014, 4:38 PM 15,041 Views 64 Comments

The Transport Minister had called the actions “a slap in the face” for taxpayers.

# nbru - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Poll: Do you support the planned rail strikes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the planned rail strikes?

Aug 2nd 2014, 10:17 AM 14,369 Views 93 Comments

Are you on board?

# nbru - Friday 1 August, 2014

Strike by Irish Rail workers to hit All-Ireland semi and finals
# Strriiikkee
# Strriiikkee

Strike by Irish Rail workers to hit All-Ireland semi and finals

Aug 1st 2014, 2:19 PM 44,315 Views 128 Comments

The NBRU has announced work stoppages to coincide with the championship.

# nbru - Friday 25 July, 2014

Transport Minister defends bus route privatisation plan
# On The Buses
# On The Buses

Transport Minister defends bus route privatisation plan

Jul 25th 2014, 11:19 AM 8,092 Views 38 Comments

Around 10% of bus routes will be privatised.

# nbru - Friday 18 July, 2014

Protests called off as bus routes privatisation row heads to the LRC
# SIPTU
# SIPTU

Protests called off as bus routes privatisation row heads to the LRC

Jul 18th 2014, 6:25 PM 4,800 Views 5 Comments

Siptu and the NBRU were due to take part in protests next week.

# nbru - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Union withdraws from Irish Rail talks as 'no serious attempts made to address concerns'
# NBRU
# NBRU

Union withdraws from Irish Rail talks as 'no serious attempts made to address concerns'

Jun 14th 2014, 4:45 PM 7,102 Views 39 Comments

However, the National Bus and Rail Union said strike action is not yet on the table.

# nbru - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don't want to strike
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don't want to strike

Jun 4th 2014, 7:08 PM 8,240 Views 28 Comments

SIPTU said industrial action will only happen if changes to pay and conditions are implemented without agreement.

# nbru - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Strike likely at Irish Rail as second union rejects pay deal
# Off The Tracks
# Off The Tracks

Strike likely at Irish Rail as second union rejects pay deal

May 28th 2014, 12:41 PM 6,347 Views 27 Comments

Both the NBRU and SIPTU have now voted to reject the deal.

# nbru - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Bus and rail union tells members: don't vote for Fine Gael or Labour
# No Love On The Tracks
# No Love On The Tracks

Bus and rail union tells members: don't vote for Fine Gael or Labour

May 11th 2014, 11:30 AM 11,264 Views 61 Comments

The union says that plans to privatise the bus network would see their livelihoods ‘decimated’.

# nbru - Friday 21 March, 2014

Next stop, Labour Court... April date for long-running Irish Rail dispute
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

Next stop, Labour Court... April date for long-running Irish Rail dispute

Mar 21st 2014, 6:44 PM 5,481 Views 14 Comments

The company claims that each week without savings being secured costs them “an additional €100,000″.

# nbru - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Number of days lost to industrial disputes rises for third consecutive quarter
# Strike
# Strike

Number of days lost to industrial disputes rises for third consecutive quarter

Nov 21st 2013, 3:17 PM 4,448 Views 16 Comments

Figures released today by the CSO shows that 6,718 days were lost to industrial disputes in the third quarter of this year.

# nbru - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

SIPTU Dublin Bus drivers vote against industrial action
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

SIPTU Dublin Bus drivers vote against industrial action

Nov 6th 2013, 5:35 PM 6,772 Views 35 Comments

SIPTU said the acceptance of cost reduction proposals by the majority of workers indicated that any strike action would not have the level of unity required.

# nbru - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Dublin Bus to implement cost reduction plans despite SIPTU ballot
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus to implement cost reduction plans despite SIPTU ballot

Oct 30th 2013, 10:05 PM 9,432 Views 83 Comments

SIPTU is due to ballot its members for industrial action again next week.

# nbru - Friday 16 August, 2013

Dublin Bus drivers with two unions reject Labour Court proposals
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus drivers with two unions reject Labour Court proposals

Aug 16th 2013, 6:20 PM 9,528 Views 119 Comments

Workers affiliated to SIPTU and NBRU have rejected proposals hammered out at the Labour Court earlier this month.

# nbru - Thursday 8 August, 2013

New Dublin Bus proposals include pay cuts for management
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

New Dublin Bus proposals include pay cuts for management

Aug 8th 2013, 6:08 PM 9,015 Views 67 Comments

SIPTU has said it will ballot its members on the new recommendations early next week.

Dublin Bus staff to be balloted after all-night talks
# Up All Night
# Up All Night

Dublin Bus staff to be balloted after all-night talks

Aug 8th 2013, 8:15 AM 6,334 Views 58 Comments

The Labour Court is to make recommendations on cost-cutting measures that saw Dublin Bus staff strike for three days earlier this week.

# nbru - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Dublin Bus 'forced strike' to save money over bank holiday
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus 'forced strike' to save money over bank holiday

Aug 7th 2013, 6:45 AM 12,312 Views 141 Comments

Sources within the NBRU claimed the company would have made massive savings on its wage and fuel bill on Sunday and Monday.

# nbru - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Tuesday

Aug 6th 2013, 10:33 PM 10,957 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the end of the Dublin Bus strike, the court ruling against Seán Quinn and family and a tragedy in Canada in which two children were killed by an escaped snake.

Video: Reaction on the street to the Dublin Bus strike
# Vox Pop
# Vox Pop

Video: Reaction on the street to the Dublin Bus strike

Aug 6th 2013, 5:09 PM 10,825 Views 54 Comments

The strike will not continue into a fourth day but it has already caused inconvenience to tourists, commuters and locals.

Dublin Bus strike ends from tomorrow
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus strike ends from tomorrow

Aug 6th 2013, 5:00 PM 23,463 Views 135 Comments

The company has agreed to defer implementation of its cost-saving measures during negotiations with unions.

# nbru - Monday 5 August, 2013

No sign of renewed talks as Dublin Bus strike enters second day
# Bus Strike
# Bus Strike

No sign of renewed talks as Dublin Bus strike enters second day

Aug 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,573 Views 204 Comments

It’s looking increasingly likely the action could continue into the working week.

# nbru - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Varadkar: I’m not going to get involved in ‘nitty gritty’ of Dublin Bus negotiations
# Bus Strike
# Bus Strike

Varadkar: I’m not going to get involved in ‘nitty gritty’ of Dublin Bus negotiations

Aug 4th 2013, 9:18 PM 16,214 Views 168 Comments

The Transport Minister has ruled out getting involved directly in talks to end the all-out strike at Dublin Bus.

Widespread disruption likely today as Dublin Bus drivers strike over pay
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

Widespread disruption likely today as Dublin Bus drivers strike over pay

Aug 4th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,905 Views 192 Comments

Tens of thousands will be inconvenienced today in the first all-out strike at the semi-state company in 13 years.

# nbru - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Dublin Bus chief executive pleads with staff not to strike
# Bus Stopped
# Bus Stopped

Dublin Bus chief executive pleads with staff not to strike

Aug 3rd 2013, 12:01 PM 9,414 Views 128 Comments

As Sunday’s Dublin Bus strike looms, the head of the company has sent letters to staff asking them not to strike.

# nbru - Friday 2 August, 2013

Dublin Bus prepares for strike action amid calls for Varadkar to intervene
# Off The Buses
# Off The Buses

Dublin Bus prepares for strike action amid calls for Varadkar to intervene

Aug 2nd 2013, 8:06 PM 9,930 Views 96 Comments

The company is advising customers to check with their website and Twitter page ahead of possible strike action this Sunday.

# nbru - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Dublin Bus has no contingency if strike goes ahead
# Off The Buses
# Off The Buses

Dublin Bus has no contingency if strike goes ahead

Aug 1st 2013, 10:01 AM 14,823 Views 236 Comments

A company spokesperson said that the only hope for avoiding industrial actions is if unions “see sense”.

# nbru - Monday 29 July, 2013

Dublin Bus drivers likely to go on strike next week
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus drivers likely to go on strike next week

Jul 29th 2013, 5:13 PM 12,913 Views 130 Comments

The company has confirmed it plans to implement cost-cutting changes from Sunday, despite opposition from unions.

# nbru - Friday 26 July, 2013

NBRU Dublin Bus drivers vote in favour of strike action
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

NBRU Dublin Bus drivers vote in favour of strike action

Jul 26th 2013, 7:20 PM 6,178 Views 100 Comments

An NBRU ballot resulted in a 94 per cent rejection of the LRC proposals with 93 per cent voting in favour of industrial action.

# nbru - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers

Jun 19th 2013, 6:45 AM 8,647 Views 68 Comments

The court said that there is no proposal to reduce core or basic pay but acknowledged that many of the proposals would “impact significantly” on employees.

# nbru - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Bus Éireann workers vote to accept LRC plan and abandon strike
# Driving Ahead
# Driving Ahead

Bus Éireann workers vote to accept LRC plan and abandon strike

May 30th 2013, 7:17 PM 3,713 Views 6 Comments

Almost 77 per cent of workers voted to endorse Labour Relations Commissions plans to avert ongoing industrial action.

# nbru - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Bus Éireann services to run as normal tomorrow
# Row
# Row

Bus Éireann services to run as normal tomorrow

May 15th 2013, 4:31 PM 6,165 Views 24 Comments

No agreement was reached during today’s talks and discussions aimed at resolving the row are expected to continue for some time.

Bus Éireann services running today, but will workers go back on strike tomorrow?
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Bus Éireann services running today, but will workers go back on strike tomorrow?

May 15th 2013, 8:26 AM 5,956 Views 46 Comments

Talks aimed at resolving the dispute between management at workers will continue at the Labour Relations Commission today with the suspension of the strike in place until tomorrow.