Still waiting

When chancellor George Osborne gave his speech to outline the government’s budget earlier this month, he hailed the UK’s supposedly growing economy, calling it the “Comeback Country”.   He claimed living standards were rising and that the coalition government had created a labour market that “made work pay”.   That Osborne’s speech was far from […]

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SIPTU members to consider industrial action after break down of bus talks

SIPTU members in Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus will meet tomorrow (Tuesday, 31st March) to consider balloting for industrial action following the break down of talks, facilitated by the Labour Relations Commission (LRC), on plans to privatise 10% of public bus services. SIPTU Utilities and Construction Division Organiser, Owen Reidy, said: “The talks, between representatives […]Read more…