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Shane Ross compromised by long-standing hostility to CIE, NTA

Unite members have no confidence in ‘missing Minister’ Ross must ‘step in or step aside’ March 30th: Unite, which represents craft workers in Bus Éireann, today warned that Transport Minister Shane Ross’s long-standing hostility to CIE and the National Transport … Continue reading

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Bus Éireann: Unite members backed by €40 million strike fund

McCluskey says struggle crucial to future of public transport March 28th: It was revealed today (Tuesday 28 March) that Unite has amassed a €40 million strike fund to support members during industrial disputes. The news comes as workers in Bus … Continue reading

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Jimmy Kelly: Taoiseach must intervene to resolve Bus Éireann dispute

Dispute rooted in policy choices and requires political solutions Underlying issues have implications for future of public transport March 24th: Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly today called on Taoiseach Enda Kenny to intervene urgently to ensure resolution of the current … Continue reading

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Overwhelming mandate for industrial action in Trinity College

92% vote indicates anger at attacks on terms and conditions March 15th: Unite, which represents support and service staff in Trinity College Dublin, today announced that over 92% of those voting supported industrial action up to and including strike action. … Continue reading

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Bus Éireann: Minister Ross can still avert strike action

Unite says dispute rooted in ‘catastrophic’ public policy choices February 28th: Unite, which represents craft workers at Bus Éireann, today criticised the ‘back seat’ approach to the Bus Éireann crisis adopted by Transport Minister Shane Ross and called on him … Continue reading

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