Unions slam Bus Éireann for ‘scandalous’ grilling of staff over recent absenteeism

Bus operator has been interviewing drivers who had absences lasting two or three days

19th February, 2017
Bus Éireann are facing questions Pic: RollingNews.ie

Bus Éireann has been quizzing staff who have been out sick on a number of occasions in recent years as part of efforts to cut costs at the troubled semi-state.

The bus operator has been interviewing drivers who had absences lasting two or three days on several separate occasions since 2015 in a bid to tackle growing absenteeism.

The company has proposed some €30 million in cost-saving measures which have been met with strong opposition...

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