Support the bus workers – they are fighting for us all

Dublin Bus workers, drivers and other Dublin bus employees, held a very successful 2-day strike on Thursday and Friday 8/9 September. They have more action planned for the weeks ahead.

Support the bus workers – they are fighting for us all

Dublin Bus workers, drivers and other Dublin bus employees, held a very successful 2-day strike on Thursday and Friday 8/9 September. They have more action planned for the weeks ahead. The bus workers have a rock solid case for their 21% pay claim over three years. They have had no pay rise since 2008. They […]

Strike wave in Germany

For decades now, wages have not risen in Germany. Much like we have seen with the water movement in Ireland, it has taken longer than expected to see a fight back.

Strike wave in Germany

There has been a wave of industrial action sweeping Germany over the last few weeks. Train drivers have been out on strike on multiple days since May over rates of pay. The train company, Deutsche Bahn, is a private joint-stock company, with the Federal Republic of Germany being its single shareholder. Also in May, special […]

Bus Workers are Right to Strike

Bus workers are absolutely right to strike over the NTA proposal to tender out 10% of Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann routes. Despite claims that this isn't privatisation by the NTA it means private companies will be handed routes currently operated by the semi state companies’ and even handed the buses that are currently owned by the state.

Bus Workers are Right to Strike

NTA tendering plan will decimate workers livelihoods and do nothing to improve public transport. Bus workers are absolutely right to strike over the NTA proposal to tender out 10% of Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann routes. Despite claims that this isn’t privatisation by the NTA it means private companies will be handed routes currently operated […]

Bus workers are right to strike

Bus workers are absolutely right to strike over the NTA (National Transport Authority) proposal to tender out 10% of Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann routes.

Bus workers are right to strike

Owen McCormack, SIPTU, Dublin Bus driver Bus workers are absolutely right to strike over the NTA (National Transport Authority) proposal to tender out 10% of Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann routes. Despite NTA claims that this isn’t privatisation it means private companies will be handed routes currently operated by the semi state companies’ and even […]