Ireland - Dublin bus drivers seek pay increase - August 31, 2016

The Labour Court organised hearing claims by staff at Dublin Bus for pay increases of up to 31%. The hearing followed on from the recent award of 18% over four years to Luas drivers (see Background). The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) signalled that there is a significant gap between the pay of drivers at the State-owned Dublin Bus and tram drivers working for Luas operator Transdev. The NBRU wants the court to close that gap. The court has heard claims from the trade unions TSSA, NBRU and Siptu for all 3,300 staff at Dublin Bus, not just drivers. The highest claim of 31% has been made in relation to drivers by the NBRU in a bid to achieve pay parity with Luas drivers. An 8.25% pay rise recommendation was later on rejected and all three unions will ballot on industrial action.

English: http://www.herald.ie/news/more-travel-chaos-as-dublin-bus-workers-plan …

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/dublin-bus-faces-disruption …

Background on the Luas dispute: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/luas-strike … 

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