Bus Éireann cuts use of spare drivers

Move pre-empts cost-cutting measures announced by the loss-making company

29th January, 2017

Bus Éireann has curtailed the use of spare drivers ahead of a range of other controversial cost-cutting measures it plans to implement next month.

The move pre-empts a range of other cost-cutting measures announced by the loss-making company last Friday that have added fuel to a raging industrial relations crisis at the loss-making semi state bus company.

Trade unions are threatening potential strike action and warned that it could spread beyond Bus Éireann to...

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