‘In sympathy’ Dublin Bus votes to strike with Bus Éireann workers

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Dublin Bus drivers have voted to strike "in sympathy" with Bus Éireann workers.

The Bus Éireann strike is now in its 20th day, and it looks like commuters will have to face even more travel chaos as the industrial action continues.

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A ballot between Dublin Bus drivers was taken on Monday and Tuesday of this week and saw a 78 per cent vote in favour of striking alongside Bus Éireann.

Solidarity TD Bríd Smith said on Twitter today that it will force the government to "wake up."

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She wrote, "Delighted to hear that Dublin Bus drivers voted by 78 per cent to support Bus Éireann. Might wake up the minister and govt. Up the workers (sic)!"

She also the The Journal that "it's a great show of solidarity among workers."

If a strike was to take place, drivers would need to give seven days notice to the company before the industrial action could go ahead.

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