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Stab vests for Luas security workers 'don't stop needles' as threat of strikes looms

Herald.ie - ‎8 hours ago‎
Protection vests issued to security staff on the Luas lines do not protect against needle attacks, it has emerged. It comes as staff from STT Risk Management, the private company that provides security for Luas operator Transdev, have begun an ...

Iconic landmarks get much-needed refurbishment as Luas tracks are laid

Irish Independent - ‎22 hours ago‎
"People may have noticed that the heritage items are gone, but they're perfectly safe and will return to the streetscape as the works progress," said Luas Cross City communications director Grainne Mackin. "A massive amount of care and attention has ...
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Section of Luas Red line closed until July

RTE.ie - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Red line trams will terminate at Jervis stop with a replacement bus service to the Point. Part of Dublin's Luas Red line in the city centre has closed this evening for a number of months.
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Commuter misery continues as full Luas strike looms

Irish Independent - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Photo: Caroline Quinn 1 Commuters walking the Luas track between Ranelagh and Charlemont. Photo: Caroline Quinn. Luas drivers are "angry" at the treatment they're receiving from operators Transdev and have not ruled out all-out strike action. Share.

McGann gives Ross both barrels over Luas

The Sunday Business Post - ‎May 21, 2016‎
McGann, the former chief executive of the paper and packaging giant Smurfit Kappa and the current chairman of Paddy Power Betfair, also criticised the newly appointed transport minister Shane Ross for not intervening more actively in the Luas ...

Bruce Springsteen plea, Ryanair baggage fees promise, more Luas strikes and two other stories you have to read this ...

Dublin Live - ‎22 hours ago‎
There could be more Luas strikes down the line after it emerged bosses have been hit by another pay row. Find out why here .
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Luas drivers to lose full day's pay for four hour stoppages

Irish Times - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Luas drivers will lose a full day's pay if they engage in planned four-hour work stoppages in the coming weeks, the operator of the light rail system Transdev has said.

Luas drivers to vote on full strike action in the next two weeks

Irish Independent - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Luas 1 Luas. SIPTU will ballot drivers for full strike action in the next two weeks, in retaliation for moves by operator Transdev to cut sick pay.
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Bruce Springsteen fans warned to take extra time heading to Croke Park gigs due to Luas strike

Irish Mirror - ‎21 hours ago‎
Concert goers have been warned to take extra time heading to Bruce Springsteen in Croke Park this weekend as Friday's Luas strike looks to play havoc with public transport. The Boss, accompanied by the E Street Band, will take to the stage in GAA ...
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No sign of early settlement in Luas dispute, says union boss

RTE.ie - ‎May 15, 2016‎
The General Secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions said she doesn't see any early settlement happening in the Luas dispute. Speaking on RTÉ's This Week programme, Patricia King said the effect of the strike on the travelling public was hugely ...
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Transdev in 'grave' situation due to ongoing Luas strikes

Irish Times - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Luas operator Transdev is in a grave situation as a result of ongoing industrial action at the tram service but is not looking at laying off drivers, the company's managing director has said.
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Ross rules out intervention in Luas row

RTE.ie - ‎May 14, 2016‎
Minister for Transport Shane Ross has ruled out getting involved in the ongoing Luas dispute over pay. Speaking on RTÉ's Marian Finuance Show, Mr Ross said it is something he is "not going to be involved in or intervene in".

Luas cross city works: More disruption for commuters as stops close until July

Dublin Live - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Dubliners are set to be hit by even more traffic chaos, with Luas stops between Abbey Street and The Point set to close until the end of July.

'It's not getting fixed': Luas passengers put out by stoppages

Irish Times - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Medical students Louise Ward and Ralph Hurley O'Dwyer were on their way out to Tallaght hospital for lectures when they spotted the notice saying the Luas would not operate on Friday because of the ongoing industrial dispute at the company.

There's important news for anyone planning on using the LUAS red line this summer

Her.ie - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Take the red Luas line in the morning? You're going to want to read this. Luas Red Line stops from Abbey Street to The Point will be closed from 9pm Sat 21st May until the end of July.

Luas offering refunds to Leapcard users and ticket holders

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎May 20, 2016‎
While it won't make your commute any easier, at least your pocket doesn't have to be punished by the recent Luas strikes.
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Evening top 5: Luas drivers meet with shop stewards; Brendan Howlin elected Labour leader

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Although the drivers said they would support shop stewards if they thought an escalation of industrial action was necessary, no decision has been taken on whether to ballot for an all-out strike.

Labour Court to hear from all sides in Luas dispute next week

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The Labour Court is set to hear from the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU), Luas drivers and operator Transdev next week.
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Latest: Any Luas agreement must not involve higher fares, says Transport Minister

BreakingNews.ie - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Earlier: The new Transport Minister Shane Ross has said the taxpayer can not be expected to cover any costs from solving the Luas dispute. Shane Ross has said that the fact that there is no prospect of an agreement between Luas drivers and the operator ...

VIDEO: Transdev warns Luas drivers it will not conclude pay deal exceeding 13% agreement reached with non-driver ...

Irish Independent - ‎May 19, 2016‎
VIDEO: Transdev warns Luas drivers it will not conclude pay deal exceeding 13% agreement reached with non-driver grades. Video by: 480p.
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