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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# National Bus and Rail Union

This year
# Dublin Bus
Dublin Bus services to be suspended in west Tallaght from this evening
The NBRU general secretary said a ‘very small minority’ are damaging the ‘ability of Dublin Bus to provide a proper public transport service’.
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# Dublin
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.
# Transport
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.
# Call of Nature
Dublin Bus drivers 'urinating in bottles' due to lack of toilet facilities
Dublin Bus has advised drivers to use toilet facilities of local amenities.
# Stone Throwing
Dublin Bus reaches agreement with drivers over anti-social behaviour in Tallaght
Drivers had threatened to curtail a number of routes next week.
# ballot
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.
# Industrial Dispute
Union bosses meet with TDs as Bus Éireann industrial action remains on the cards
Bus Éireann has warned of 2,600 job losses
# Dispute
'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.
# 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."
Dublin commuters are being hit by the bus strike.
# Training
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.
# Radio Ga Ga
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.
# Not happy
Take the bus? Expect some travel headaches coming up to the May bank holiday
A protest will take place on 1 May.
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’.
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.
# intense talks
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.
# change please
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.
# Dublin Bus
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.
# Dublin Bus
Dublin Bus strike ends from tomorrow
The company has agreed to defer implementation of its cost-saving measures during negotiations with unions.
# Off The Buses
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
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.
# Bus Eireann
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.
# Busaras
GALLERY: Check out how quiet Busaras is during the strike
For context, it’s usually busier than this.
# Your Say
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?
# Bus Eireann
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.
# Bus Eireann
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.
# Bus Eireann
SIPTU to ballot for industrial action over changes in Bus Éireann
The cost-cutting measures are due to come into effect on 13 January.