Polaris Holdings In “Talks With The Union”

December 11, 2019 | 2 Comments

[Updated] Following a staff protest at the docks this morning [Dec 11], Polaris CEO Warren Jones confirmed that they are “currently in talks with the Union about an ongoing personnel situation.”

The CEO of Polaris Holding Company Limited, which is the parent company of Stevedoring Services Limited, Warren Jones, stated, “We are currently in talks with the union about an ongoing personnel situation.

“In line with our commitment to respect the privacy of our staff members we will be unable to share certain personnel details. However, we will issue an update with further details at the end of the day.”

Update 5.12pm: A joint statement from BIU President Chris Furbert and Polaris Holding Company Ltd CEO Warren Jones said, “Following an incident which occurred last evening on the Docks, a series of meetings took place today between members of the Portworkers Division of the Bermuda Industrial Union, Senior Executives of the Bermuda Industrial Union and the Management team of Stevedoring Services Limited and Polaris Holding Company Ltd.

“We are pleased to report that resolution to the matter was achieved and staff returned to work at the conclusion of the days’ meetings.

“We apologize for any inconvenience caused but believe that the talks we held today will serve to ensure that our relationship stays on the right footing going forward.”

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  1. Spittal Pond skink says:

    As usual, Stevedores held a wild cat strike and dropped tools for the day only to start again at the end of the day and work into the night… Getting overtime no doubt!!!

  2. Onion_peels says:

    BIU and Govt working together to ensure those bananas are nice and brown by the time they get to the store shelves.

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