Irish Rail strike action to go ahead

Irish Rail said it does not expect DART, Commuter or Intercity services to operate on Sunday 24 and Monday 25 of August, due to the industrial action by NBRU and SIPTU.

22nd August, 2014
The cost-cutting proposals were accepted by the TSSA, TEEU and Unite trade unions, but rejected by SIPTU and NBRU

Iarnród Éireann has advised customers that it does not expect DART, Commuter or Intercity services to operate on Sunday 24 and Monday 25 of August, due to the industrial action by the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) and SIPTU.

The industrial action was called for after Irish Rail advised its employees that measures would be taken to achieve payroll savings across its workforce.

The proposals involve a temporary foregoing of basic pay ranging...

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