Strike would cost Bus Eireann €200k a day

Bus Eireann is set to lose an extra €200,000 per day if drivers at the company stage a threatened strike, which would disrupt tens of thousands of commuters.

4th May, 2013

Bus Eireann is set to lose an extra €200,000 per day if drivers at the company stage a threatened strike, which would disrupt tens of thousands of commuters.

The semi-state company plans to go ahead with cuts to shift and premium pay, and extend working hours next Sunday.

The National Bus and Railworkers' Union (NBRU), which has around 900 Bus Eireann members, has warned management that it has a mandate for industrial action, and will...

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