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Bus service will get no extra cash for elderly - Irish Independent;

Bus service will get no extra cash for elderly - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentBus service will get no extra cash for elderlyIrish IndependentBus Éireann will receive no additional funding from the State for carrying pensioners this year, despite the company saying it is in talks to address the underpayment. The scheme allows pensioners to travel on the buses free of charge, with a portion ...and more »

Bus Eireann to axe overtime in bid to save company - BreakingNews.ie;

Bus Eireann to axe overtime in bid to save company - BreakingNews.ie

BreakingNews.ieBus Eireann to axe overtime in bid to save companyBreakingNews.ieBus Eireann could be about to cut overtime payments and change the rules for annual leave. It comes after the network announced earlier in the week that it could be insolvent within 18 months. The company could also bring in a recruitment ban and ...and more »

Bus bosses stun staff with talk of more cuts - Irish Independent;

Bus bosses stun staff with talk of more cuts - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentBus bosses stun staff with talk of more cutsIrish IndependentPassengers face the prospect of fresh disruption after the company stunned unions yesterday with talk of 2 Passengers face the prospect of fresh disruption after the company stunned unions yesterday with talk of more cuts on top of those already ...and more »

Bus Éireann plans fast cost-savings over 'precarious' finances - Irish Times;

Bus Éireann plans fast cost-savings over 'precarious' finances - Irish Times

Irish TimesBus Éireann plans fast cost-savings over 'precarious' financesIrish TimesState-owned Bus Éireann is likely to examine premium payments and overtime rates for staff as part of the next phase of a review of its costs. On Monday the company told staff it would immediately implement a series of cost-saving measures in a bid to ...and more »

Bus Éireann lays out proposed cost measures - RTE.ie;

Bus Éireann lays out proposed cost measures - RTE.ie

RTE.ieBus Éireann lays out proposed cost measuresRTE.ieBus Éireann management has confirmed to unions their proposals for urgent cost reduction measures aimed at addressing mounting losses and avoiding the threat of insolvency. All discretionary expenditure is to be banned, and all costs must be justified ...and more »

Unite: Leaks seem to be preparing Bus Eireann staff for cost saving plans - BreakingNews.ie;

Unite: Leaks seem to be preparing Bus Eireann staff for cost saving plans - BreakingNews.ie

BreakingNews.ieUnite: Leaks seem to be preparing Bus Eireann staff for cost saving plansBreakingNews.ieBus Eireann workers are expected to be updated today on cost saving plans at the company. Reports claim the proposals, aiming to save up to €8m, will include a ban on staff overtime and an end to the practice of carrying over annual leave. It emerged ...and more »

Bus Éireann cuts plan to be revealed - Irish Examiner;

Bus Éireann cuts plan to be revealed - Irish Examiner

Irish ExaminerBus Éireann cuts plan to be revealedIrish ExaminerBus Éireann workers will hear details today of plans for cutbacks to try to reverse losses at the company. Jobs, services, and overtime payments are all potential targets of the cost-saving strategy which comes amid warnings that the company faces ...and more »

Bus Éireann staff to be shown cost-saving proposals - Irish Times;

Bus Éireann staff to be shown cost-saving proposals - Irish Times

Irish TimesBus Éireann staff to be shown cost-saving proposalsIrish TimesStaff in Bus Éireann are to be presented with a range of cost-saving proposals by management on Monday after the war of words over the future of the loss-making company escalated over the weekend. The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) last night ...and more »

Bus Eireann to review routes and overtime - The Times (subscription);

Bus Eireann to review routes and overtime - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription)Bus Eireann to review routes and overtimeThe Times (subscription)Bus Eireann is to brief staff members about cost-cutting measures that include alterations to its Expressway routes. The country's largest bus operator has been involved in a dispute with the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) after a report ...and more »

Bus Éireann treatment of staff

Bus Éireann treatment of staff "totally unacceptable" - trade unions - Newstalk 106-108 fm

Newstalk 106-108 fmBus Éireann treatment of staff "totally unacceptable" - trade unionsNewstalk 106-108 fmTrade unions have called on Bus Éireann management to communicate with workers and publish plans for dealing with the funding crisis at the company. On Wednesday, the company confirmed it is facing insolvency within 18 months unless “decisive ...and more »

Crunch time for straitened Bus Eireann with no fare deal offer - The Times (subscription);

Crunch time for straitened Bus Eireann with no fare deal offer - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription)Crunch time for straitened Bus Eireann with no fare deal offerThe Times (subscription)Typical. No transport crisis for an age, then three come along together: Luas, Dublin Bus and now Bus Eireann. As pay disputes, the first two had a natural route to resolution. The Bus Eireann crisis has a much more intractable feel. It is not easy to ...and more »

Bus Éireann 'making all efforts to ensure no passengers are discommoded' - BreakingNews.ie;

Bus Éireann 'making all efforts to ensure no passengers are discommoded' - BreakingNews.ie

BreakingNews.ieBus Éireann 'making all efforts to ensure no passengers are discommoded'BreakingNews.ieUpdate 8.23pmpm: Bus Éireann says that changes are urgently required to address the company's financial situation. “This may result in alterations to the operation of some routes, but the National Transport Authority (NTA) have advised that they will ...and more »

Bus Eireann to axe overtime in bid to save company - Irish Examiner;

Bus Eireann to axe overtime in bid to save company - Irish Examiner

Irish ExaminerBus Eireann to axe overtime in bid to save companyIrish ExaminerBus Eireann could be about to cut overtime payments and change the rules for annual leave. It comes after the network announced earlier in the week that it could be insolvent within 18 months. The company could also bring in a recruitment ban and ...and more »

Competing Bus Eireann services may deepen losses - Irish Independent;

Competing Bus Eireann services may deepen losses - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentCompeting Bus Eireann services may deepen lossesIrish IndependentThe financial crisis at Bus Eireann may have been worsened by the fact that the company is operating two separate long-distance coach businesses, Expressway and GoBE, which are competing with one another and increasing losses. Share. Email. Go To.and more »

Crunch time for straitened Bus Eireann with no fare deal offer - The Times (subscription);

Crunch time for straitened Bus Eireann with no fare deal offer - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription)Crunch time for straitened Bus Eireann with no fare deal offerThe Times (subscription)Typical. No transport crisis for an age, then three come along together: Luas, Dublin Bus and now Bus Eireann. As pay disputes, the first two had a natural route to resolution. The Bus Eireann crisis has a much more intractable feel. It is not easy to ...and more »

Evening top 5: Trade Unions blast Bus Éireann over media... - Newstalk 106-108 fm;

Evening top 5: Trade Unions blast Bus Éireann over media... - Newstalk 106-108 fm

Newstalk 106-108 fmEvening top 5: Trade Unions blast Bus Éireann over media...Newstalk 106-108 fmThey have accused Bus Éireann of trying to condition staff into accepting cuts to their terms and conditions with information appearing in the media before talks can take place. The Irish Times reports this morning that Bus Éireann staff could be ...and more »

Bus Éireann says changes are urgently needed to address financial situation - Newstalk 106-108 fm;

Bus Éireann says changes are urgently needed to address financial situation - Newstalk 106-108 fm

Newstalk 106-108 fmBus Éireann says changes are urgently needed to address financial situationNewstalk 106-108 fmBus Eireann coaches parked in Phibsboro Bus Depot. Image: Niall Carson PA Archive/PA Images. Kenneth Fox. 21:58 14 Jan 2017. Kenneth Fox 6 hours ago. Bus Éireann have confirmed that Expressway will remain part of the company's business. However ...and more »

Bus Éireann 'making all efforts to ensure no passengers are discommoded' - The Nationalist;

Bus Éireann 'making all efforts to ensure no passengers are discommoded' - The Nationalist

The NationalistBus Éireann 'making all efforts to ensure no passengers are discommoded'The NationalistUpdate 8.23pmpm: Bus Éireann says that changes are urgently required to address the company's financial situation. “This may result in alterations to the operation of some routes, but the National Transport Authority (NTA) have advised that they will ...and more »

Unions warn about cutting overtime at Bus Éireann - RTE.ie;

Unions warn about cutting overtime at Bus Éireann - RTE.ie

RTE.ieUnions warn about cutting overtime at Bus ÉireannRTE.ieUnions at Bus Éireann have reacted angrily to a report that management are to cut overtime and eliminate the carryover of annual leave. It was revealed earlier this week that consultants had advised the company that axing the long distance loss-making ...and more »

Trade Unions blast Bus Éireann over media reports - Newstalk 106-108 fm;

Trade Unions blast Bus Éireann over media reports - Newstalk 106-108 fm

Newstalk 106-108 fmTrade Unions blast Bus Éireann over media reportsNewstalk 106-108 fmTrade unions have accused Bus Éireann of trying to condition staff to accept cuts to their terms and conditions by leaking information to the media. The Irish Times reports this morning that Bus Éireann staff could be facing cuts to overtime and ...and more »