Transport Salaried Staffs' Association

TSSA is an independent, UK-based trade union for the transport and travel trade industries. We have 30,000 members in the UK and Ireland, working for the railways and associated companies.

TSSA has had members in Ireland since the late 1890s; our first branch was formed in Belfast in November 1904.

We represent salaried staff in many different undertakings, and TSSA's affairs are managed by an Irish Committee, elected by the entire membership in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

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  1. TSSA Demands Ministerial Meeting In Fight For Translink Jobs  

    16 September 2020

    TSSA General Secretary, Manuel Cortes, has written to the Northern Ireland Infrastructure Minister, Nichola Mallon, over plans by Translink to cut over 50 jobs as part of a drive to reduce costs by up to £20m. 

  2. Public Transport Workers in Ireland must be issued visors to protect from coronavirus

    9 June 2020

    TSSA Union has today issued a call for frontline public transport workers across Ireland to be issued with visors and facemasks to protect them from the coronavirus