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Collins, Joan

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Bus Éireann

Public transport is vital to the economy and society in general. These talks have been going on for quite a while and, on 10 April, it seemed that progress was being made. I have been informed th...More Button

The Minister should now intervene. Workers should not have to subsidise the cut in Bus Éireann's subvention. I would like to hear the Minister's position on this matter. Does he agree with the...More Button

These workers earn €33,000 per year in basic pay, which is a third of what TDs earn. I do not take that money, but it is €92,000. The workers should not bear austerity cuts; they are providing ...More Button

Bus Éireann (Continued)

According to figures supplied to me, €58 million was taken out of Dublin Bus in 2009.More Button

The sum in question was €38 million from the drivers, with another €20 million now being sought, and €9 million relating to pay and conditions. This is core pay. I am a post office worker and alt...More Button

Shift pay is part of core pay.More Button

They had to pay the universal social charge.More Button