Bus Éireann 'open' to last ditch talks to avert strike

Bus Éireann 'open' to last ditch talks to avert strike

Bus Éireann says it is open to talks aimed at averting Sunday's planned strike action.

Earlier, the National Bus and Rail Union said the time for talking is now because there is no telling how long the strike could last.

Management at the firm say they are always open to dialogue but warned that overtime and premium payments need to be cut.

Bus Éireann spokesman Andrew McLindon says the unions are yet to put forward any viable alternative.

"We are open to talks any time, any place but the trade unions need to put credible and viable alternatives on the table to have proper discussions with them.

"We have a labour court recommendation and it is our intention to implement that in order to protect the

"They haven't put forward anything to date yet, unfortunately."


More in this Section

Balaclava-clad protesters join meat plant demoBalaclava-clad protesters join meat plant demo

Abducted businessman beaten and dumped on road in Co FermanaghAbducted businessman beaten and dumped on road in Co Fermanagh

Garda probe in Cork after woman in her 90s attacked and robbed in broad daylightGarda probe in Cork after woman in her 90s attacked and robbed in broad daylight

Inquiry urged amid rumours paedophile priest from Co Down was police informerInquiry urged amid rumours paedophile priest from Co Down was police informer


Lifestyle

Kya deLongchamps meets the man who is opening a new chapter on his native FermoyVintage View: Opening a new chapter on Fermoy's story

More From The Irish Examiner