Bus workers will make a loss even if they win

Striking staff are docked on average €150 per day

18th September, 2016
Dublin Bus workers pictured on the picket line at the Ringsend Garage on Friday Pic: Collins

Bus workers will lose almost as much from their pay cheques as is currently on offer to them in a pay rise if further threatened strikes go ahead.

Striking staff are docked on average €150 per day and trade union leaders have announced 13 more 24-hour stoppages, meaning many bus workers could lose close to €3,000 from their wages in the coming weeks.

A 2.75 per cent annual increase proposed by the Labour Court would see...

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