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BPSU Migrant Workers Stakeholder Meeting

BPSU Migrant Workers Stakeholder Meeting

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] held a Migrant Worker’s Stakeholder meeting yesterday [Sept 4] to “discuss issues effecting Bermuda’s guest worker population, such as bullying and harassment, xenophobia and precarious work.” A spokesperson said, “Representatives from 14 stakeholder organisations were present at the... Read more of this article

12 Students Receive BPSU Education Awards

12 Students Receive BPSU Education Awards

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] hosted their 27th annual Education Awards Ceremony at which the BPSU Education Committee presented twelve recipients with education awards. At the presentation, President Bro. Jason Hayward and BPSU Education Committee Chair Bro. Kevin Grant emphasised the Union’s strong commitment to providing education opportunities... Read more of this article

BPSU: Certification Of New Bargaining Units

BPSU: Certification Of New Bargaining Units

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] is now recognised as the sole bargaining agent for the non-management employees of the Bermuda Airport Authority, the Pension Commission, and Teen Services/Teen Haven. BPSU President Jason Hayward said, “The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] is pleased to announce that under section 30K[1]a. of the... Read more of this article

Column: Capitalism, Taxes & Income Inequality

Column: Capitalism, Taxes & Income Inequality

[Opinion column written by BPSU President Jason Hayward] There is more money in circulation, more billionaires and more millionaires in the world today than in any other period in history. According to Oxfam’s 2018 annual report on world wealth distribution, the 26 richest people in the world had the same net worth as the poorest half of the world’s... Read more of this article

BPSU: Combatting Racism & Xenophobia

BPSU: Combatting Racism & Xenophobia

“The BPSU pledges to continue its fight to eradicate racism and xenophobia,” BPSU President Jason Hayward said, adding that the Union is “committed to continuing its advocacy for social and economic development initiatives which removes systemic disparities.” Sen. Hayward said, “Public Services International [PSI] is a... Read more of this article

Twelve Students Receive BPSU Scholarships

Twelve Students Receive BPSU Scholarships

On Thursday, July 19, the Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] hosted its 26th annual Education Awards Ceremony, where the Education Committee presented twelve recipients with education awards. A spokesperson said, “Since 1993, the BPSU has been offering scholarships to its members and their dependents for both local and overseas education. This... Read more of this article

Minister Foggo Holds Meeting With BPSU

Minister Foggo Holds Meeting With BPSU

Minister for the Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform Lovitta Foggo held her first Government Reform Agenda Meeting with the Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] yesterday [Jan 25], saying “we believe their input and active participation is imperative to the success of innovation in Government.” A Government spokesperson... Read more of this article

‘Public Officers Are Entitled To Due Process’

‘Public Officers Are Entitled To Due Process’

“Civil servants and public officers are entitled to due process and should never be exposed to the vagaries of a political witch hunt,” BPSU General Secretary Edward Ball said.BPSU General Secretary Edward Ball said, “The Union takes exception to the recent comments made in the public domain by some politicians and others that attempt... Read more of this article

Govt’s Offer Of 2.5% Pay Increase Accepted

Govt’s Offer Of 2.5% Pay Increase Accepted

The Government’s offer of a 2.5% pay increase, retroactive until 1st April 2017, has been accepted by the Bermuda Public Services Union. A Government spokesperson said, “Today the Minister of Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform, Lovitta Foggo, announced the signing of a new three-year Collective Bargaining Agreement [CBA]... Read more of this article

BPSU: Strategic Partnership With Credit Union

BPSU: Strategic Partnership With Credit Union

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] has “entered into a strategic partnership with the Bermuda Credit Union, saying that “by providing greater access to credit, the BSPU believes that this partnership will make a real difference in the lives of our members.” BPSU President Jason Hayward said, “The Bermuda Public Services Union... Read more of this article

BPSU: Motion Against Post Master General

BPSU: Motion Against Post Master General

Members of the Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] Postal Division have “voted overwhelmingly to support a motion of No Confidence in the leadership of the Post Master General”. Citing staffing issues, information technology and equipment malfunctions, and building conditions/health and safety concerns, the BPSU said “On behalf of... Read more of this article

BPSU: Thank You To Public Service Employees

BPSU: Thank You To Public Service Employees

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] joins with the rest of the world in celebration of UN Public Service Day today [June 23]. BPSU President Jason Hayward said, “The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] joins with the rest of the world in celebration of UN Public Service Day.“Public Service Day was established in 2003 by the UN General... Read more of this article

Photos: BPSU Holds 65th Anniversary Banquet

Photos: BPSU Holds 65th Anniversary Banquet

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] celebrated their 65th Anniversary with a Banquet last night [May 27] at the Fairmont Southampton. In a statement to announce the event, the BPSU said, “The BPSU said, “There are times in the course of History when milestones are reached and celebrated. The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] will be... Read more of this article