Bus Eireann and Dublin Bus will strike on May 1st 7 years ago

Bus Eireann and Dublin Bus will strike on May 1st

An 'overwhelming' majority say yes after a meeting today.

Irish commuters should take note that any upcoming travel plans over the May Bank Holiday weekend may need to changed.

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The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) have decided to strike on May 1st in protest at the governments plan to privatise buses.

In a statement, the union said it will be ‘a day of action against Government plans to tender out 10pc of existing bus routes’.

“Our members in Dublin Bus (92pc) and Bus Eireann (91pc) have given us an overwhelming mandate to challenge this ill-thought out policy, we have today advised Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann the NTA, the Department and the Minister that our members will engage in Industrial Action on the 1st May,” NBRU General Secretary Dermot O'Leary said.

Quotes via - Independent 

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