Unions warn of transport strike over cost-cutting plans

Unions have warned of a national transport strike on all CIE buses, trains and Dart services in the new year.

23rd December, 2012

Unions have warned of a national transport strike on all CIE buses, trains and Dart services in the new year, unless what they described as "committed negotiations" on cost-cutting programmes happen next month.

Siptu is currently balloting drivers at Bus Eireann for strike action after management decided to impose a new cost-saving programme from January 13, following the failure of talks at the Labour Relations Commission (LRC). Siptu's transport sector organiser, Willie Noone, confirmed that...

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