Irish Rail staff consider strike action

May 1, 2016 1:25 am

Irish Rail workers are to consider strike action as the unions accuse management at Iarnród Éireann of refusing to take pay claims seriously.

SIPTU and the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) are believed to be seeking pay increases upwards of 25 pc for workers at Irish Rail, and have today expressed their desire to ballot their members for industrial action.

It is understood that any industrial action will likely involve work stoppages running to a number of hours each day they are in effect.

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