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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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GALLERY: Check out how quiet Busaras is during the strike

For context, it’s usually busier than this.

Poll: Are Bus Éireann workers right to go on strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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