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Night buses for Dublin on the table as part of 'D-Day' for privatised bus routes
The NBRU is attempting to delay the tender process for 10% of Dublin’s routes.
No more strikes*: Unions at Irish Rail vote to accept pay deal
All-Ireland train strikes called off after late-night LRC talks
The strikes were due to cause disruption on 7, 8 and 21 September.
More talks at LRC today --- but train strike threat remains in place for weekend
It’s the third day of talks between management and unions. Strikes are planned for this Sunday and Monday, and later in September.
I'm not intervening, says Minister --- as talks to avoid rail strikes begin again
Two more rail strikes are planned for this month, but it’s hoped a solution can be reached at LRC talks continuing this afternoon.
"No progress" today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue
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.
These letters between Irish Rail and the NBRU show why more strikes look inevitable
Irish Rail asked the NBRU to halt the stoppages, the union refused.
Get caught by today's rail strike? There's two more planned (and unions won't rule out even more)
The next 48-hour stoppage starts on the day of the All-Ireland Hurling Final.
Travelling somewhere? Don't forget, there's a massive rail strike...
There are no trains. And there aren’t many extra bus services either — but for what it’s worth, here are the arrangements…
Poll: Do you support this weekend's train strikes?
Legitimate grievance? Or shoddy behaviour?
'Insanity' - Irish Rail strike to hit 90,000 commuters and All-Ireland fans
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.
Iarnród Éireann boss is set to return from Mauritius holiday ahead of strike action
Chief executive David Franks is set to jet home from his holiday in Mauritius
Paschal Donohoe won't get involved in the Irish Rail dispute as All-Ireland day strikes loom
The Transport Minister said he appreciates how difficult it is for workers to vote to cut their own pay.
Union boss: All-Ireland day strikes will go ahead, despite what Paschal Donohoe says
The Transport Minister had called the actions “a slap in the face” for taxpayers.
Poll: Do you support the planned rail strikes?
Are you on board?
Strike by Irish Rail workers to hit All-Ireland semi and finals
The NBRU has announced work stoppages to coincide with the championship.
Transport Minister defends bus route privatisation plan
Around 10% of bus routes will be privatised.
Protests called off as bus routes privatisation row heads to the LRC
Siptu and the NBRU were due to take part in protests next week.
Union withdraws from Irish Rail talks as 'no serious attempts made to address concerns'
However, the National Bus and Rail Union said strike action is not yet on the table.
Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don't want to strike
SIPTU said industrial action will only happen if changes to pay and conditions are implemented without agreement.
Strike likely at Irish Rail as second union rejects pay deal
Both the NBRU and SIPTU have now voted to reject the deal.
Bus and rail union tells members: don't vote for Fine Gael or Labour
The union says that plans to privatise the bus network would see their livelihoods ‘decimated’.
Next stop, Labour Court... April date for long-running Irish Rail dispute
The company claims that each week without savings being secured costs them “an additional €100,000″.
Number of days lost to industrial disputes rises for third consecutive quarter
Figures released today by the CSO shows that 6,718 days were lost to industrial disputes in the third quarter of this year.
SIPTU Dublin Bus drivers vote against industrial action
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.
Dublin Bus to implement cost reduction plans despite SIPTU ballot
SIPTU is due to ballot its members for industrial action again next week.
Dublin Bus drivers with two unions reject Labour Court proposals
Workers affiliated to SIPTU and NBRU have rejected proposals hammered out at the Labour Court earlier this month.
New Dublin Bus proposals include pay cuts for management
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
The Labour Court is to make recommendations on cost-cutting measures that saw Dublin Bus staff strike for three days earlier this week.
Dublin Bus 'forced strike' to save money over bank holiday
Sources within the NBRU claimed the company would have made massive savings on its wage and fuel bill on Sunday and Monday.
Here Is What Happened Today: Tuesday
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
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
The company has agreed to defer implementation of its cost-saving measures during negotiations with unions.
No sign of renewed talks as Dublin Bus strike enters second day
It’s looking increasingly likely the action could continue into the working week.
Varadkar: I’m not going to get involved in ‘nitty gritty’ of Dublin Bus negotiations
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
Tens of thousands will be inconvenienced today in the first all-out strike at the semi-state company in 13 years.
Dublin Bus chief executive pleads with staff not to strike
As Sunday’s Dublin Bus strike looms, the head of the company has sent letters to staff asking them not to strike.
Dublin Bus prepares for strike action amid calls for Varadkar to intervene
The company is advising customers to check with their website and Twitter page ahead of possible strike action this Sunday.
Dublin Bus has no contingency if strike goes ahead
A company spokesperson said that the only hope for avoiding industrial actions is if unions “see sense”.
Dublin Bus drivers likely to go on strike next week
The company has confirmed it plans to implement cost-cutting changes from Sunday, despite opposition from unions.