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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 says  a strike at Bus Éireann would be “very damaging to the travelling public, the workforce, rural communities and the company itself”

Unions have warned an indefinite all-out strike by staff at Bus Éireann will begin on February 20th if the company goes ahead with radical cost-saving(...)

Unite research officer Michael Taft speaks before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport.

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has warned against “saturating” the State’s transport market to unsustainable levels with a “plethora of operat(...)

Buses at the Broadstone bus depot in Dublin: commuters are facing another two days of disruption in a stand-off between transports chiefs and bus drivers over pay. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The State’s bus network is facing further disruption with unions representing Bus Éireann workers warning there could be industrial action over plans(...)

Management at Bus Éireann outlined its restructuring plans to trade unions at the Workplace Relations Commission on Wednesday. Photographer: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) is to ballot its members for industrial action at Bus Éireann after management confirmed it is seeking to separ(...)

A large crowd of striking Dublin Bus workers  on the picket line at the Harristown Depot near Dublin Airport on Friday morning. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Trade union Siptu has urged Dublin Bus management to engage in serious negotiations on “adequate” wage rises for staff if further strikes at the compa(...)

Striking bus drivers pictured outside the Dublin Bus garage in Donnybrook during a recent strike at the company.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Siptu has warned further strike action is inevitable if Dublin Bus unilaterally reimposes cost-savings measures.On Friday, Dublin Bus staff represente(...)

The NBRU’s Dermot O’Leary (third from left)  arriving for talks between unions and management, after three days of strike action, at the Labour Court yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Dublin Bus workers will vote over the coming week on whether to accept new proposals from the Labour Court as the company seeks to reduce costs by €11(...)

Talks continued last night between unions and management at Dublin Bus in an effort to resolve the dispute over cost-cutting plans which led to a three-day strike in the capital earlier this week. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Talks were continuing last night between unions and management at Dublin Bus in an effort to resolve the dispute over cost-cutting plans which led to (...)

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