Shane Ross held talks on Monday with the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu), Siptu, the National Bus and Rail Union, Unite , the TSSA and the TEEU. Photograph: Alan Betson

A new forum is to be set up to give transport companies and the people using their services a chance to have an input into Government policy. Minist(...)

Five trade unions, representing the 2,600 staff at Bus Éireann, announced the strike after a three-hour meeting on Thursday. Photograph: The Irish Times

About 100,000 Bus Éireann passengers face travel disruption from this morning as staff at the company commence an indefinite strike. The work stoppag(...)

The board of Bus Éireann met on Wednesday to consider its future strategy. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Trade unions have acknowledged that the eradication of inefficiencies at Bus Éireann may result in some staff earning less than at present. In letter(...)

New talks between Bus Éireann and trade unions on a survival plan for the State-owned transport company have commenced at the Workplace Relations Commission. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The CIÉ Group has confirmed it is prepared in certain circumstances to provide financial support to assist Bus Éireann in dealing with its financial p(...)

The NBRU said it was ’fully prepared to engage in an all-out strike’.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bus Éireann has proposed radical changes to staff earnings and work practices as well as redundancies and the closure of some routes and depots in a a(...)

Siptu has said the Dublin Bus has breached the terms of a settlement that ended a strike  last autumn. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

Staff in Dublin Bus, who are members of Siptu, are to ballot for industrial action over pension issues. The union said the company had breached the t(...)

Bus Éireann said absenteeism was running at about twice the national average and that associated sick payments had jumped by 24 per cent in the last fortnight.

Bus Éireann has responded to a surge in absenteeism at the company by introducing restrictions on staff who call in sick when rostered to work shifts (...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross: has insisted he will not personally become involved in the Bus Éireann crisis and it is a matter for unions and management to resolve.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Transport Shane Ross will come under pressure in the Dáil next week to intervene in the crisis threatening the future of the State-owned (...)

The National Bus and Rail Union has said it and other unions would be look for Bus Éireann workers “to be treated no less favourably than their counterparts at Dublin Bus”.

Staff in Bus Éireann will be seeking the same level of pay increases as secured by those in Dublin Bus, the National Bus and Rail Union has said. In (...)

The deal reaffirms the implementation of current rules for changing Dublin Bus schedules

Dublin Bus has said that the additional costs of the new pay deal which ended the strike at the company on Thursday will be financed by a range of eff(...)

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