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# nbru - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Bus Éireann workers reject latest plan as two unions threaten strike action

SIPTU has called the latest plan presented to workers as “horrendous and totally unacceptable”.

# nbru - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'Counterproductive' - union dismayed at cash-strapped Bus Éireann's plans to cut overtime

The dire financial situation at the State-owned bus company is such that it could be declared insolvent within 18 months.

# nbru - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Jobs still under threat but Bus Éireann says it will keep Expressway services

Bus Éireann is facing insolvency within the next two years after a period of heavy losses.

# nbru - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Unions 'dismayed and angry' about Bus Éireann's approach to pay talks

Earlier, Transport Minister Shane Ross said the company’s financial situation is “fairly bleak”.

# nbru - Monday 26 September, 2016

Over half of people don't support Dublin Bus drivers' strike

A poll conducted by RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live and Amárach Research has found that 54% of people don’t support the drivers.

# nbru - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Bus Éireann may face industrial action as workers told there's no hope of pay rise

Today management revealed its Expressway service is continuing to haemorrhage money and would require restructuring measures.

# nbru - Monday 19 September, 2016

Union says asking Dublin Bus workers to cancel strike on day of All-Ireland replay is 'insulting'

NBRU’s Dermot O’Leary said if negotiations don’t place before 1 October drivers’ resolve will have hardened.

# nbru - 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.

# nbru - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Free Culture Night buses around Dublin city won't run because of strike action

Dublin Bus has a long association with the arts event, and is described as its Transport Partner.

# nbru - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

FactCheck: Does this Dublin Bus drivers' leaflet stand up to scrutiny?

We got out the red pen on a leaflet circulated by Dublin Bus driver unions ahead of tomorrow’s strike action.

# nbru - Saturday 6 August, 2016

# nbru - Friday 5 August, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers mightn't go on strike but instead take 'no fares' from commuters

Drivers at the NBRU have voted for industrial action.

# nbru - Friday 29 July, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers reject 8.25% pay increase

That means a strike could be on the table.

# nbru - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Labour Court recommends Dublin Bus workers get a lot less than 30% pay claim

That could mean more bus strikes.

# nbru - Monday 27 June, 2016

Dublin Bus workers are looking for a 30% pay rise in line with Luas staff

The NBRU said that drivers have not ruled out industrial action in pursuit of their claim.

# nbru - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts

2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.

# nbru - 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.

# nbru - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Poll: Do you sympathise with the pay demands of the Luas and Irish Rail workers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you sympathise with the pay demands of the Luas and Irish Rail workers?

Workers at Irish Rail have followed their Luas compatriots’ lead in demanding hikes in pay of up to 25%.

# nbru - Monday 14 March, 2016

Talks aim to avert Dart stoppages after drivers back strike over 10-minute service

The two sides of the dispute disagree over whether plans for a more frequent service constitute a productivity issue.

# nbru - 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.

# nbru - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers to ditch Port Tunnel if they can't listen to their radios

Last week Dublin Bus announced “zero tolerance” measures which will see drivers disciplined for using electronic devices, including FM radios, while driving.

# nbru - Friday 6 November, 2015

People had very mixed feelings about the rail strike being called off

Trains ran as normal – just with fewer people on them…

# nbru - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Rail strike talks continue into the night

The three-hour work stoppage was expected to hit thousands.

# nbru - Friday 23 October, 2015

Unions livid that Irish Rail preemptively briefed reporters on collapsing talks

Siptu and the NBRU have blamed Iarnród Éireann management for the breakdown of negotiations.

# nbru - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Rush-hour train strike next week set to go ahead as talks break down

The action will also take place the following weekend.

# nbru - Monday 5 October, 2015

Another train strike on the cards as Irish Rail unions vote for industrial action

The two unions will meet on Thursday to decide what form the action will take.

# nbru - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Ireland's railways could be the next up for privatisation...

The government is reportedly coming under pressure from the Union’s competition branch to put our rail services out to international tender.

# nbru - Monday 11 May, 2015

Can talks prevent the next bus strike, or is the situation 'out of control'?

Further talks between unions and management are due to be held today.

# nbru - 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.

# nbru - Monday 30 March, 2015

Threat of national bus and train strike looms

Talks broke down today.

# nbru - 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’.

# nbru - Friday 14 November, 2014

Privatisation of bus routes stalled to allow for further talks with unions

Both Siptu and the NBRU are opposed to the move.

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.

# nbru - Friday 3 October, 2014

# nbru - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

All-Ireland train strikes called off after late-night LRC talks

The strikes were due to cause disruption on 7, 8 and 21 September.

# nbru - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

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.

# nbru - Monday 1 September, 2014

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.

# nbru - Saturday 30 August, 2014

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

"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.

# nbru - Thursday 28 August, 2014

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.

# 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)

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