Dáil Issues

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Leaders Questions


Dáil Issues, Economy, Leaders Questions, Transport Tourism and Sport


This week in Leaders Questions, Clare raised the issue of the effects of cuts in this years budget on the elderly.  She also asked about the ongoing attacks on working conditions for workers at Dublin Bus.  Click on the link below to watch the video


National, Transport Tourism and Sport, Worker's Rights

Over 1,000 Ryanair pilots completed the Ryanair Pilot Group survey in early June, to determine pilot attitudes to safety reporting, following a memo issued by the Chief Pilot in mid-April.  The RPG represents over 50% of Ryanair pilots.
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Features, National, Transport Tourism and Sport

The Drivers in Dublin Bus who have served strike notice, beginning from midnight Sunday 4th August, are 100% right to stand up to the company’s planned cuts to their earnings and working conditions.  Apart from the obvious cuts in sick days and overtime payments the deal on offer in effect gives the company a blank cheque on future schedules and issues like traveling time that could have serious effects on every driver’s working conditions. This deal is a clear indication of the race to the bottom policy being pursued by management at Dublin Bus it will allow the company to recruit new drivers on much reduced pay and on a part time basis.
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Justice, Transport Tourism and Sport

Clare Daly TD has welcomed the Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar’s calls for a Garda Ombudsman investigation into the Penalty Points Controversy.  Speaking on the matter Clare said, “The minister’s calls for an ombudsman investigation clearly vindicate the argument put forward by myself and others that there are still questions left unanswered regarding the Penalty Points issue and that Assistant Commissioner, John O’ Mahony’s investigation left much to be desired.”
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