Minister for Transport Shane Ross has consistently said  it is up to the unions and Bus Éireann management to resolve the company’s financial crisis. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The State could be on the brink of its worst transport dispute in years. Already 2,600 staff at Bus Éireann are scheduled to go on strike on Monday an(...)

Bus Éireann has said the number of  services on the Dublin-Limerick (X12) route will be reduced from March.

There is a growing prospect that the dispute which will bring Bus Éireann to a halt from next Monday could escalate and affect Dublin Bus as well as t(...)

Six million euro  will have to be found for the doctors’ accommodation allowance. Photograph: James Thomson/PA Wire

Since he graduated as a doctor 18 months ago, Peter Corry has moved between four different posts in various hospitals in the midwest. Regular job ro(...)

In the High Court, Mr Justice Paul Gilligan noted Irish Rail seemed to have a “zero-tolerance” policy on failure of its random breath test for alcohol. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A clerical officer working for 37 years with Irish Rail is challenging the company’s decision to dismiss her on safety grounds after failing a random (...)

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 (...)

Dublin Bus workers on a picket line last September 23rd. The NBRU may announce a ballot for further strike action if agreed-on pay increases are not made pensionable, it said. Photograph: Alan Betson

The prospect of further industrial relations difficulties in the State transport sector is set to increase this week with potential new disputes emerg(...)

Staff at Bus Éireann are to stage an indefinite all-out strike from February 20th if management imposes planned cuts to staff earnings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Tens of thousands of secondary school students and public transport users face the prospect of disruption in the coming weeks after secondary school t(...)

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(...)

Bus Éireann’s acting chief executive Ray Hernan has said proposals to cut premium payments and overtime rates for staff represent ‘the only and best way to safeguard the maximum number of viable jobs’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The country is facing a potentially major industrial dispute across bus and rail services in the State-owned transport sector over a radical surviva(...)

Members of the Association of Secondary Teachers of Ireland (ASTI) take part in a strike  over a pay dispute in  November.  Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The industrial relations year began with threats of strikes at the Luas light rail system in Dublin. It will end with the knock-on impact of the Luas(...)

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