Dublin Bus cost cutting scheme to go ahead as Siptu drivers reject vote by small majority

The number of bus drivers that swung the Siptu vote against the latest lifeline to save Dublin Bus was as low as a dozen drivers, The Sunday Business Post has learned. Sources said this meant that th

27th October, 2013

The number of bus drivers that swung the Siptu vote against the latest lifeline to save Dublin Bus was as low as a dozen drivers, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

Sources said this meant that the union has ''no justifiable grounds for industrial action'' when Dublin Bus moves to implement a Euro 11.7 million cost savings plan in the near future. Last Friday, Siptu bus drivers at the semi-state company voted 51 per cent...

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