Union's Dublin Bus members vote for industrial action

NBRU members reject 8 per cent pay rise

5th August, 2016
Bus drivers had wanted an increase of at least 18% Pic: RollingNews.ie

Ninety-six per cent of National Bus and Rail Union members at Dublin Bus today voted overwhelmingly for industrial action, rejecting an eight per cent pay rise.

The court, however, recommended that staff be given an increase of 8.25 per cent over three years.

The high margin of the vote represents "the level of anger among Dublin Bus workers", the union's General Secretary Dermot O'Leary said in a statement. Dublin Bus and its paymasters, he said, should...

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