Ireland - Labour Court will not intervene in Bus Éireann pay dispute - January 31, 2017

The Labour Court will no longer intervene in the current dispute over pay and cost cuts at Bus Éireann. Unions said the Labour Court had told the parties that there was no viability in reinvigorating the pre-Christmas process on the pay claim. Bus Éireann management was meeting with representatives of the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) and SIPTU. Unions reject proposals from the company which would involve cuts to wages in the order of 30% and consider that, in order for the court to be of assistance, the dispute would have to be through normal procedures. The company has presented unions with cost-cutting proposals including reductions in overtime, premium payments, possible compulsory redundancies and outsourcing. The company says the measures must be implemented urgently to avert an insolvency.

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