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More bus strikes imminent

Wed, 27 Feb 2013


The long running bus dispute looks set to continue with more strike action planned imminently.

Drivers, unions and the Department of Community, Culture and Leisure are still at loggerheads over changes to terms and conditions.

At a major meeting on Monday Unite the Union gave drivers the choice to concede and settle for the DCCL’s proposals, or to continue with their fight - the drivers voted unanimously in favour of continuing.

Bobby Morton of Unite says the ideal scenario would be for the DCCL to bring in an independent arbitrator, something it has so far refused to do.

We asked Mr Morton if dates have been confirmed for the next round of strikes:

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