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Opening Belfast Rapid Transit bus lanes to taxis will undermine £90 million public transport investment

Dedicated bus routes essential to maintain regularity and uptake of BRT scheme Buses need exclusive access to BRT lane unimpeded to realise full scheme potential May 11th: Unite the union’s deputy Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, called on the Department of … Continue reading

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First one-day strike to proceed at Nitronica, Ballynahinch tomorrow

Union call on Nitronica management to get real on pay improvement for low-wage workers May 4th: Unite the union’s Regional Coordinating Officer, Davy Thompson, called on management at Ballynahinch-based electronic systems suppliers, Nitronica, to make a realistic pay offer for … 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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Bus Eireann: Protest action was motivated by justifiable anger

Ross bears full responsibility for morning transport chaos March 31st: Trade union Unite, which represents craft workers in Bus Eireann, has stressed that this morning’s protest action was down to the ‘justifiable anger’ felt by Bus Eireann workers at the … Continue reading

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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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