Varadkar to meet bus drivers' unions over privatisation of routes

Transport minister Leo Varadkar is to meet bus drivers' unions again in the New Year in a bid to allay concerns about the tendering of a portion of public service routes to private operators.

8th December, 2013

Transport minister Leo Varadkar is to meet bus drivers' unions again in the New Year in a bid to allay concerns about the tendering of a portion of public service routes to private operators.

The minister, along with junior transport minister Alan Kelly, recently met union representatives after industrial action was threatened and has agreed to meet them again in January.

The National Transport Authority (NTA) last week announced its decision to tender 10 per...

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