Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has described the striking workers' action as regrettable and has urged the union to 'immediately engage with the company in talks' aimed at finding a resolution.
Bus Éireann is pursuing a cost cutting exercise of €5million on the direction of the Labour Court. Yet the strike action its policy has provoked s is estimated to lose the company €200, 000 a day.
Up to 80, 000 passengers are expected to be inconvenienced by the stoppage.
|First Ever Woman CIE Dublin City Bus Driver, Joan Doran, 171 Ballyfermot Road, Dublin. Her first assignment is from Conyngham Road Garage on May 4. Inspector Bill McNally lends a helping hand.|
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