Video: BIU President Holds Press Conference

January 5, 2017

The Union members have “paused” the decision about downing tools, however the issues are “still on the table,” BIU President Chris Furbert announced today [Jan 5].

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Speaking at a press conference this afternoon that followed after a General Membership meeting, Mr Furbert said that they have “paused the decision that they made the other day about downing tools until these other matters are resolved, they have decided to lift that,” adding that the issues — Rev Tweed’s work permit, the airport deal, the pepper spraying and the “threat of the America’s Cup” — are “still on the table.”

BIU meeting Jan 5 2017 (4)

Mr Furbert, as well as BIU members, spoke on a number of topics during the press conference, and you can watch the full 45-minute live video replay below, and follow live updates of the developments today here.

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