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#National Bus and Rail Union

# national-bus-and-rail-union - 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 23,037 Views 24 Comments

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

# national-bus-and-rail-union - 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 20,185 Views 58 Comments

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

# national-bus-and-rail-union - 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 34,331 Views 90 Comments

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

# national-bus-and-rail-union - 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 89,005 Views 109 Comments

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

# national-bus-and-rail-union - 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.

# national-bus-and-rail-union - 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 68 Comments

Bus Éireann has warned of 2,600 job losses

# national-bus-and-rail-union - Monday 16 January, 2017

'Workers didn't cause the problem': Union warns public will be affected by Bus Éireann cuts
# Dispute
# Dispute

'Workers didn't cause the problem': Union warns public will be affected by Bus Éireann cuts

Jan 16th 2017, 10:03 AM 12,887 Views 81 Comments

Plans to cut overtime emerged last week and unions have warned people in rural areas would be particularly affected.

# national-bus-and-rail-union - 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.

# national-bus-and-rail-union - 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 17,091 Views 88 Comments

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

# national-bus-and-rail-union - 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.

# national-bus-and-rail-union - 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.

# national-bus-and-rail-union - 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’.

# national-bus-and-rail-union - 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.

# national-bus-and-rail-union - Friday 6 June, 2014

Irish Rail says if agreement isn't reached with unions next week, cuts will be implemented
# Intense Talks
# Intense Talks

Irish Rail says if agreement isn't reached with unions next week, cuts will be implemented

Jun 6th 2014, 3:23 PM 6,129 Views 21 Comments

NBRU says it’s regrettable that the company have decided to impose a pre-condition in advance of discussions.

# national-bus-and-rail-union - Friday 6 December, 2013

These bus routes are among over 20 to be privatised in 2016
# Change Please
# Change Please

These bus routes are among over 20 to be privatised in 2016

Dec 6th 2013, 9:55 PM 40,645 Views 79 Comments

Over 20 routes operated by Dublin Bus, as well as some Bus Éireann services will be open to private operators as part of a tendering process.

# national-bus-and-rail-union - Friday 25 October, 2013

Dublin Bus to implement cost-cutting plans as unions split on proposals
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus to implement cost-cutting plans as unions split on proposals

Oct 25th 2013, 10:00 PM 12,713 Views 95 Comments

Both unions balloted members on the proposals put forward by the company to cut costs in order to reduce its €52 million deficit.

# national-bus-and-rail-union - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

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.

# national-bus-and-rail-union - 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.

# national-bus-and-rail-union - 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.

# national-bus-and-rail-union - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

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.

# national-bus-and-rail-union - Sunday 12 May, 2013

GALLERY: Check out how quiet Busaras is during the strike
# Busaras
# Busaras

GALLERY: Check out how quiet Busaras is during the strike

May 12th 2013, 6:04 PM 12,335 Views 23 Comments

For context, it’s usually busier than this.

Poll: Are Bus Éireann workers right to go on strike?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are Bus Éireann workers right to go on strike?

May 12th 2013, 9:38 AM 21,596 Views 191 Comments

Management says cost-cutting measures are necessary but unions say their members will be thousands of euro worse off as a result of the changes. What do you think?

Here are the Bus Éireann services cancelled because of strike action
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Here are the Bus Éireann services cancelled because of strike action

May 12th 2013, 9:30 AM 40,012 Views 163 Comments

The bus company has released a list of the services which are not operating today due to the strike action being taken by workers over €5 million of cost-cutting measures.

# national-bus-and-rail-union - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Bus Éireann: It’s ‘unlikely’ we’ll manage to stop a strike before midnight
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Bus Éireann: It’s ‘unlikely’ we’ll manage to stop a strike before midnight

May 11th 2013, 6:28 PM 13,284 Views 163 Comments

The bus operator says travellers should expect disruptions as some staff strike, and others refuse to pass pickets.

# national-bus-and-rail-union - Saturday 15 December, 2012

SIPTU to ballot for industrial action over changes in Bus Éireann
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

SIPTU to ballot for industrial action over changes in Bus Éireann

Dec 15th 2012, 1:55 PM 7,695 Views 47 Comments

The cost-cutting measures are due to come into effect on 13 January.