Work To Rule Ends, Full Bus Service Resumes

June 8, 2019 | 7 Comments

On Friday [June 7] an agreement was reached between Management and the BIU to end the bus operators Work to Rule effective immediately, the Government said, adding that this “means that full bus services have resumed.”

A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Public Transportation [DPT] wishes to advise that on Friday 7 June an agreement was reached between Management and the Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] Bus and Allied Workers Division to end the Work to Rule effective immediately.

“For the traveling public, this means that full bus services have resumed.

“During the nine days that the work to rule was in place, Management and the BIU engaged in constructive dialog and made significant progress toward resolving matters of concern for the employees.

“DPT and the Ministry of Tourism and Transport apologize for the inconvenience caused to our customers. We are committed to maintaining a safe and comfortable work environment, and a quality public bus service for Bermuda.”

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  1. somuchless says:

    Please share the details.

    …Quality bus service for Bermuda? In what decade did we ever have a quality bus service?

  2. Charlly X says:

    Can someone from the Allied Bus division with the proper paperwork and rank . Tell us the Public why ?
    Is it working conditions?
    Commensurate Payment ?
    Intitlement ?
    Poor planning ?
    Politics?
    As to why you have 40hrs a week garenteed within a good employment package. Then work to rule on overtime .
    ??

  3. Longtail says:

    “Full Bus Service Resumes”???
    LOL

  4. Let’s Go Bermuda says:

    Close the bus service and bring in Uber…

    • Debbie Kay says:

      Apology accepted, happy that an agreement was reached. Unity is the

  5. Joe Bloggs says:

    Well, that’s embarrassing. I didn’t even notice the difference in service!

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