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DCCL to stand firm on bus driver stance

The Department of Community, Culture and Leisure says it's standing firm in a long running row with bus drivers.

The department says it will not be increasing the deal it's offered to staff.

Drivers went on strike for 12 days over the TT fortnight - the longest period of industrial action since the dispute started over a year ago.

A number of volunteers were drafted in to help ease the burden and the DCCL say it now has strong contingency plans in place if there are further strikes.

Chief executive of the department Nick Black says the savings that need to be made remain the same:


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