1974 . NBU ENGAGE IN DISPUTE
The NBU engage in a dispute over the length of the working week. A 5.4 day working week is secured.
1979 . PAY RISE ACHIEVED
£14.50 pay rise achieved by the NBU.
1981. 5 DAY WORKING WEEK
A 5 day working week for bus drivers becomes a reality due to the efforts of the NBU.
1991 . RAIL WORKERS JOIN THE UNION
Rail workers join the Union. The NBU is changed to the National Bus & Rail Union.
1996 . AUTO FARE INTRODUCED
Auto fare introduced after a campaign by the NBRU to protect drivers after some serious assaults on bus workers.
2000 . PAY DISPUTE
- A dispute over pay leads to the NBRU winning a 20% pay rise for bus workers.
- The NBRU leads the way in achieving 5/7 working and significant pay increases for rail workers.
2003 . STOP PRIVATISATION
The NBRU see off attempts by Seamus Brennan to privatise 25% of the bus network.
2014 . STOP PRIVATISATION & RAIL REPRESENTATION
- The NBRU lead the fight against privatisation of 10% of Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann by the NTA.
- The NBRU ensure rail workers will be represented when the future of the rail network is being discussed.
THE FUTURE . NBRU
The National Bus & Rail Union; The Union for all Transport Workers.