Bus Eireann strike to continue even if talks begin

Bus Eireann strike to continue even if talks begin

Irish Examiner reporters talk to people from Cork, Kerry, Waterford and Limerick on how the Bus Éireann strike is having an effect across their cities.

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Latest: School bus drivers to ballot on strike action

Latest: School bus drivers to ballot on strike action

Latest: Siptu members employed as Bus Éireann school bus drivers are to commence a ballot for industrial and strike action due to the threat to their jobs resulting from the wider crisis in the company.

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Transport Minister urged to intervene as bus strike enters second day

Transport Minister urged to intervene as bus strike enters second day

As the all-out strike by Bus Éireann enters its second day, Minister for Transport Shane Ross is coming under increasing pressure to intervene.

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NBRU urge NTA and Department of Transport to get involved in Bus Éireann dispute

NBRU urge NTA and Department of Transport to get involved in Bus Éireann dispute

Bus Éireann is expected to outline tomorrow whether it will press ahead with unilateral cuts to employee pay.

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LATEST: Taoiseach appeals to management and unions at Bus Éireann to resolve dispute

LATEST: Taoiseach appeals to management and unions at Bus Éireann to resolve dispute

LATEST: The National Transport Authority (NTA) has claimed that competition on intercity and motorway routes is not solely to blame for the threat of Bus Eireann going bust.

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Union expects 'overwhelming Yes' to proposed strike ballots at Dublin Bus and Irish Rail

Union expects 'overwhelming Yes' to proposed strike ballots at Dublin Bus and Irish Rail

Siptu is warning that public transport is facing a major crisis unless Dublin Bus, Irish Rail and Bus Éireann start listening to their workers.

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SIPTU: Strikes may be on the way for Dublin Bus, Irish Rail and Bus Éireann

SIPTU: Strikes may be on the way for Dublin Bus, Irish Rail and Bus Éireann

SIPTU is warning that industrial action could be on the way for Dublin Bus and Irish Rail, as well as Bus Éireann.

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Irish Rail and Dublin Bus workers will act  'in solidarity with striking Bus Éireann staff'

Irish Rail and Dublin Bus workers will act 'in solidarity with striking Bus Éireann staff'

SIPTU members in Dublin Bus and Irish Rail will act in “solidarity with their colleagues in Bus Éireann”, the union has indicated.

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Unions to consult with 'extremely angry' Bus Éireann workforce on industrial action

Unions to consult with 'extremely angry' Bus Éireann workforce on industrial action

Unions at Bus Éireann say they will engage with their members before taking any decisions on industrial action.

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Government 'could open bus lanes during strike': Varadkar

Government 'could open bus lanes during strike': Varadkar

Leo Varadkar has admitted the Government does have the power to allow civilians to use bus lanes during the Dublin Bus strike.

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400,000 commuters hit as bus strike enters second day

400,000 commuters hit as bus strike enters second day

Around 400,000 commuters face disruption again this morning, as the Dublin bus strike enters its second day.

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NBRU members at Bus Éireann vote for industrial action

NBRU members at Bus Éireann vote for industrial action

NBRU members at Bus Éireann have voted overwhelmingly (94%) in favour of industrial action over anticipated changes to Expressway services.

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Weekend's bus strike called off

Weekend's bus strike called off

Planned strike action at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann this weekend has been called off.

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LRC 'hopeful' of resolving bus dispute; Unions looking for guarantees

LRC 'hopeful' of resolving bus dispute; Unions looking for guarantees

Unions and management at Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann say they are hopeful crunch talks can avert a planned strike this weekend.

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LRC boss Mulvey: 'Lot of pent-up anger' in bus dispute

LRC boss Mulvey: 'Lot of pent-up anger' in bus dispute

The head of the LRC has said there is a lot of pent-up anger among workers at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann.

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Bus-strike talks resume, as another two-day stoppage looms

Bus-strike talks resume, as another two-day stoppage looms

Talks between management and unions at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann will resume at the Labour Relations Commission this morning, as a second two-day strike looms.

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Drivers' union 'in resolution mode' as more bus strikes loom

Drivers' union 'in resolution mode' as more bus strikes loom

The National Bus and Railworkers Union says it will be attending talks today "in resolution mode".

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Buses back in action after two-day strike - but more stoppages loom

Buses back in action after two-day strike - but more stoppages loom

Buses are back in action today after the two-day drivers' strike - but they could be off the road again later this month.

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NBRU asks for Taoiseach and Tánaiste to intervene in bus driver talks

NBRU asks for Taoiseach and Tánaiste to intervene in bus driver talks

The union representing drivers at Bus Eireann and Dublin Bus is calling for the Taoiseach and Tánaiste to intervene in industrial relations at the companies.

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Retailers braced for losses as bus strike enters second day

Retailers braced for losses as bus strike enters second day

Retailers are bracing themselves for a possible drop in customers later as the national bus strike enters its second day.

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Jan O'Sullivan: Nobody benefits from bus strike

Jan O'Sullivan: Nobody benefits from bus strike

Bus drivers are being urged to call off days of strike action planned for later this month.

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Bus drivers 'angered' by bus companies' legal action

Bus drivers 'angered' by bus companies' legal action

The Chief Executive of the Labour Relations Commission says there is no basis for a negotiated settlement in the bus strike at the moment, despite yesterday's 11th-hour talks.

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Bus Eireann accuses unions of 'cavalier' attitude

Bus Eireann accuses unions of 'cavalier' attitude

A spokesperson for Bus Eireann is accusing the SIPTU and NBRU unions of having a "cavalier" attitude to the lives of passengers, and is urging them back to the talks table.

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Hundreds of thousands disrupted by bus strike

Hundreds of thousands disrupted by bus strike

Hundreds of thousands of people face travel disruption this morning as drivers at Bus Eireann and Dublin Bus go on strike.

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No cars allowed on bus lanes during strike, says Transport Minister

No cars allowed on bus lanes during strike, says Transport Minister

Bus lanes will not be open to cars during the upcoming two-day bus strike, Transport Minster Paschal Donohoe has said.

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Transport Minister: Bus drivers will not be forced to transfer to private companies

Transport Minister: Bus drivers will not be forced to transfer to private companies

Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has said that no employee will be forced to transfer to another operator as part of plans to privatise 10% of the bus market.

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Tendering process for 10% of bus routes to be outlined

Tendering process for 10% of bus routes to be outlined

The National Transport Authority will outline the tendering process for 10% of bus routes today.

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Strike action could cost Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus up to €5m

Strike action could cost Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus up to €5m

Strikes at Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus next month could cost the companies up to €5m.

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Bus drivers' union promises 'summer of discontent' with seven days of strikes

Bus drivers' union promises 'summer of discontent' with seven days of strikes

Bus drivers affiliated to the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) are to strike for seven days in May, it was announced today.

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Bus drivers planning four days of strike action

Bus drivers planning four days of strike action

SIPTU bus drivers at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann plan to stage four days of strike action next month.

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SIPTU issues deadline for assurances on bus drivers' job security

SIPTU issues deadline for assurances on bus drivers' job security

SIPTU are warning of a "major dispute" unless bus drivers get assurances about their security of employment.

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Bus drivers set for work stoppages on May 1

Bus drivers set for work stoppages on May 1

The National Bus and Rail Union is to hold a national day of action, including work stoppages, on May 1, it was announced today.

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Bus drivers to vote on strike action

Bus drivers to vote on strike action

Drivers at Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus could agree to future strikes today.

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Bus-driver unions withdraw from talks

Bus-driver unions withdraw from talks

A strike threat and court action could be looming at Bus Eireann and Dublin Bus.

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Talks underway over Dublin Bus dispute

Talks underway over Dublin Bus dispute

Negotiations are underway in Dublin aimed at ending the pay dispute at Dublin Bus.

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Dublin Bus urges staff not to strike on Sunday

Dublin Bus urges staff not to strike on Sunday

Dublin Bus is advising customers that due to potential industrial action, services may not operate this Sunday.

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New hope for end to bus strike

New hope for end to bus strike

There has been a potential breakthrough in the ongoing dispute at Bus Éireann this afternoon.

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Strike 'could spread to rail and Dublin Bus'

Strike 'could spread to rail and Dublin Bus'

Strike action at Bus Éireann could escalate to include other semi-state transport firms, a union spokesman has warned today.

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Strike cripples bus services countrywide

Strike cripples bus services countrywide

Bus Éireann has this morning confirmed the vast majority of services around the country are not operating due to industrial action.

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Bus Éireann workers prepare for strike action

Bus Éireann workers prepare for strike action

Passengers are bracing themselves for travel chaos when Bus Éireann drivers go on strike tomorrow.

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Tánaiste appeals for last-minute talks to avoid Bus Éireann strike

Tánaiste appeals for last-minute talks to avoid Bus Éireann strike

The Tánaiste is hoping that last-minute talks can avert strike action at Bus Éireann.

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Bus Éireann concerned about threat of industrial action

Bus Éireann concerned about threat of industrial action

Bus Éireann passengers could be hit by travel disruption in the near future, the company has warned.

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LRC invites parties to talks in Bus Éireann row

LRC invites parties to talks in Bus Éireann row

The Labour Relations Commission will attempt to avert strike action due to begin at Bus Éireann next week.

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Strike looms as Bus Éireann pledges to continue with cuts

Strike looms as Bus Éireann pledges to continue with cuts

Bus Éireann has insisted that it plans to go ahead with implementing cost-cutting measures on Sunday.

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More Bus Éireann workers vote for strike

More Bus Éireann workers vote for strike

Siptu members at Bus Éireann have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action at the company.

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Talks between Bus Éireann and union break down

Strike action could reportedly be on the cards at Bus Éireann following the collapse of talks regarding the company's cost-cutting plans.

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Dublin Bus drivers’ strike called off

SIPTU has called off a planned strike by bus drivers at Dublin Bus, it was confirmed this afternoon.

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Bus strike set for February 28

Travel disruption is on the way for bus passengers in the next few weeks.

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Bus drivers approve industrial action

Angry drivers tonight voted to go on strike if Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus enforce cost cutting plans that will axe hundreds of jobs.

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Dublin Bus drivers vote for strike action

Siptu drivers at Dublin Bus have this evening voted for industrial action, up to and including strike action.

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Dublin Bus drivers ballot for industrial action

Dublin Bus drivers are holding a ballot today on whether to engage in industrial action to protest at the company's planned service cuts.

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Unions call off bus strike

A major bus strike that threatened to leave thousands of commuters stranded across the country tomorrow has been called off.

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Bus strike fears ease following meeting

Unions say they are satisfied with the outcome of a meeting with Minister for Transport Martin Cullen this morning.

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Bus Éireann drivers end unofficial stoppage in Limerick

Bus Éireann services in and out of Limerick city are returning to normal following a temporary stoppage by drivers this morning.

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Limerick bus services suspended amid unofficial stoppage

Bus Éireann services in and out of Limerick city and county have been suspended this morning due to an unofficial work stoppage by drivers.

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