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Private sector cherry-picking of express bus routes threatens integrity of NI public transport

Public transport facing ‘perfect storm’ of threats as Hannon Coach targets profit-making bus routes across Northern Ireland License application will undermine cross-subsidisation model sustaining Northern Ireland’s public transport system January 11th: Unite the union’s Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, called on … Continue reading

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Department of Infrastructure must reject cherry-picking by private sector bus operators

Application by Hannon Coach targets most lucrative bus route in Northern Ireland License application from private sector will undermine cross-subsidisation model May 17th: Unite the union’s deputy Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, called on the Department of Infrastructure to reject an … Continue reading

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Bus Eireann: Unite members vote to accept Labour Court recommendation

Union calls on Government to announce timeline for promised stakeholder forum Unite, which represents craft workers in Bus Eireann, announced today that its members have voted to accept the recommendation issued by the Labour Court last month. Pointing out that … Continue reading

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Bus Éireann: Unite members set to return to work following Labour Court recommendation

Management and government responsible for financial crisis highlighted in recommendation Focus now must be on charting sustainable route for public transport April 13th: Unite, which represents craft workers in Bus Éireann, confirmed this afternoon that its members – who have … Continue reading

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Bus Éireann: Unite accepts WRC invitation but says pickets will remain

April 4th: Unite, which represents craft workers in Bus Éireann, has welcomed the invitation to talks issued by the WRC and said it will be attending the talks in an effort to find a resolution to the twelve-day-old dispute, although … Continue reading

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