Irish Rail Talks Over Pay Dispute Get Underway

Talks to end the dispute in Irish Rail are to get underway at the Labour Court today, 09 November.

Unions and management have been attending the discussions to try to end the pay dispute.

Three further strikes have been planned for 14 and 23 November and 08 December.

Irish Rail hopes the talks will lead to the three further strikes to be called off.

Workers at Irish Rail want a pay rise of 3.75% a year for the next three years, but management say that is not sustainable.

They have offered a 1.75% rise this year and negotiations on any further increases.


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