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Ulsterbus and Education Authority drivers launch joint campaign against School Bus Charges

Foyleside launch for ‘Hands Off Free School Transport’ campaign at 11am Wednesday 8th March at Pennyburn Garage March 7th: Unite the union, representing the overwhelming majority of bus drivers providing school transport services across Northern Ireland, will launch their Derry/Londonderry … Continue reading

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Translink management betrays commitment to pay a Living Wage

Decision to exclude minimum wage workers from negotiated pay increase indefensible in light of verbal assurances offered by Translink Chief Executive Union calls on Minister Hazzard to ensure Translink becomes a fully-accredited Living Wage employer November 17th: Unite Regional Officer, … Continue reading

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No justification for Translink management to consider another Fare Hike

Interview remarks indicating Chief Executive’s equivocal attitude to privatisation deeply concerning Translink management stall on delivery of Unite’s ‘cost-saving’ proposals, refuse to disclose findings of studies on NITHCo’s extensive property portfolio September 16th: Unite officer for Translink Davy McMurray, whose … Continue reading

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Unite joins with Translink and Women’s Aid in launching the White Ribbon campaign to end violence to women

Translink staff in Ulsterbus, Metro and NI Rail will wear white ribbons for sixteen days Campaign to be launched at Metro Station, Queen Street, Belfast tomorrow (Wednesday, 25th November) at 11.30am Unite Equality Officer, Taryn Trainor, welcomed the strength of … Continue reading

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Cuts to funding for Translink services threatening passenger safety

Unite driver suspended after refusing to drive unsafe vehicle after engineering management ignores danger posed by worn tyres Union posts photographic evidence of tyres deemed ‘safe’ by cash-strapped Management September 22nd: Unite Regional Officer, Davy McMurray, has called on Translink … Continue reading

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