Go-ahead Ireland v 180 Bus Drivers [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time, Collective and Trade Union Issues
Issues covered: Section 26 (1) Industrial Relations Act, 1990; Roster and Working Hours

This dispute concerned difficulties which arose over roster and working hours. As the dispute could not be resolved under the Workplace Relations Commission, it was therefore referred to Labour Court on the 5th of August 2021 in accordance with Section 26(1) of the Industrial Relations Act, 1990. 

The dispute arose between the parties as the Respondent’s current shift rota was causing difficulties and leaving workers with little to no work life balance. It was the Claimants Unions’ submission that the Respondent should consider five week, five over seven rosters for workers which is currently in use in other transport companies. The Claimants’ Union also outlined that an independent

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This article is correct at 06/01/2022

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