Union rep calls on people to lobby local politicians on bus strike

A union rep in the North West is calling on people to lobby their local politicians to ensure an end to the bus strike.

Bus drivers in Sligo say they will stay on the picketline for as long as it takes to get a fair outcome.

The strike is now in its fourth day over what the unions claim is a strike over cost-cutting measures by the company.

However, Bus Eireann says it faces imminent insolvency and the changes are necessary.

Damien Healy, is on the national executive of the NBRU for the North West.

He told Ocean FM at Sligo Bus station today that they regret this ongoing action for passengers but they are urging people to talk to their local politicians to put pressure on the Transport Minister to intervene: