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# nbru - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Poll: Do you support this weekend's train strikes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support this weekend's train strikes?

Legitimate grievance? Or shoddy behaviour?

# nbru - Friday 22 August, 2014

'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.

# nbru - Thursday 21 August, 2014

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

# nbru - Thursday 14 August, 2014

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.

# nbru - Monday 11 August, 2014

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.

# nbru - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Poll: Do you support the planned rail strikes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the planned rail strikes?

Are you on board?

# nbru - Friday 1 August, 2014

Strike by Irish Rail workers to hit All-Ireland semi and finals

The NBRU has announced work stoppages to coincide with the championship.

# nbru - Friday 25 July, 2014

Transport Minister defends bus route privatisation plan

Around 10% of bus routes will be privatised.

# nbru - Friday 18 July, 2014

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.

# nbru - 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.

# nbru - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

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.

# nbru - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Strike likely at Irish Rail as second union rejects pay deal

Both the NBRU and SIPTU have now voted to reject the deal.

# nbru - Sunday 11 May, 2014

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’.

# nbru - Friday 21 March, 2014

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″.

# nbru - Thursday 21 November, 2013

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.

# nbru - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

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.

# nbru - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Dublin Bus to implement cost reduction plans despite SIPTU ballot

SIPTU is due to ballot its members for industrial action again next week.

# nbru - Friday 16 August, 2013

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.

# nbru - Thursday 8 August, 2013

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.

# nbru - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

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.

# nbru - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

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 Vox Pop This post contains videos

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.

# nbru - Monday 5 August, 2013

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.

# nbru - Sunday 4 August, 2013

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.

# nbru - Saturday 3 August, 2013

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.

# nbru - 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.

# nbru - Thursday 1 August, 2013

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”.

# nbru - 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.

# nbru - Friday 26 July, 2013

NBRU Dublin Bus drivers vote in favour of strike action

An NBRU ballot resulted in a 94 per cent rejection of the LRC proposals with 93 per cent voting in favour of industrial action.

# nbru - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers Exclusive

The court said that there is no proposal to reduce core or basic pay but acknowledged that many of the proposals would “impact significantly” on employees.

# nbru - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Bus Éireann workers vote to accept LRC plan and abandon strike

Almost 77 per cent of workers voted to endorse Labour Relations Commissions plans to avert ongoing industrial action.

# nbru - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Bus Éireann services to run as normal tomorrow Row

Bus Éireann services to run as normal tomorrow

No agreement was reached during today’s talks and discussions aimed at resolving the row are expected to continue for some time.

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.

# nbru - Monday 13 May, 2013

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# nbru - Sunday 12 May, 2013

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?

# nbru - 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.

# nbru - Thursday 9 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added terrible (and expensive) rooms for rent

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.