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Gratitude Extended To Public Service Employees

Gratitude Extended To Public Service Employees

With today [June 23] marking United Nations Public Service Day, BPSU President Jason Hayward has extended his thanks to “all public service employees for their hard work, dedication and service to the country.”Mr Hayward said, “In its resolution 57/277, the United Nations General Assembly designated June 23 as United Nations Public... Read more of this article

Workplace Anti-Bullying & Harassment Campaign

Workplace Anti-Bullying & Harassment Campaign

Saying they believe that “all workers have the right to be treated with dignity and respect at work” and “workplace bullying and harassment should never be tolerated,” the Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] has launched a ”Workplace Anti-Bullying and Harassment” campaign. The Union said, “The BPSU believes that all... Read more of this article

BPSU President: ‘Be Guided By Conscience’

BPSU President: ‘Be Guided By Conscience’

BPSU President Jason Hayward addressed the People’s Campaign call for an island-wide withdrawal of labour, saying “this issue is not a labour issue but a National issue” and “all workers are encouraged to be guided by their conscience and do what they believe is in the best interest of the Country.” In a letter sent to... Read more of this article

Eugene Blakeney An “Icon” Of Union Movement

Eugene Blakeney An “Icon” Of Union Movement

[Updated] Following the death of Eugene Algernon Blakeney, the BPSU, PLP and Premier Michael Dunkley paid tribute to a man considered an icon in Bermuda’s trade union movement. The BPSU said, “The Bermuda Public Services Union received notice of the death of an icon in Bermuda’s trade union movement, Brother Eugene Algernon Blakeney, MBE,... Read more of this article

Full Videos/Text: Labour Day Banquet Speeches

Full Videos/Text: Labour Day Banquet Speeches

“This current legal conquest by the Government doesn’t bother me. This too shall pass. I am more concerned with the state of those struggling both socially and economically in this country,” Jason Hayward said last night, while serving as the guest speaker at the BIU’s annual Labour Day Banquet at the Fairmont Southampton. Mr Hayward... Read more of this article

BPSU Report On Public Private Partnerships

BPSU Report On Public Private Partnerships

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] has released a 21-page report to present the Union’s position on Public Private Partnerships [PPP], with the report also outlining the BPSU’s concerns surrounding Government’s plan to redevelop the L.F. Wade International Airport using a PPP. The Report Highlights are1] History: PPPs were attractive to... Read more of this article

BPSU “Stand In Solidarity” With Jason Hayward

BPSU “Stand In Solidarity” With Jason Hayward

“The BPSU Executive and General Council stand in solidarity with our President Jason Hayward and he has our unwavering support,” the BPSU said today. These comments follow after legal action was launched by Finance Minister Bob Richards after Mr. Hayward, in his capacity with the People’s Campaign, made certain statements pertaining... Read more of this article

‘Blaming Public Employees Rather Than Policies’

‘Blaming Public Employees Rather Than Policies’

“Too often some members of the public are eager to blame the Island’s woes on public service employees rather than on the policies and political decisions enacted by our politicians,” BPSU president Jason Hayward said today. “It appears as if many in this Country would like for all to believe that the Government’s financial woes... Read more of this article

BPSU President Responds To 2015/16 Budget

BPSU President Responds To 2015/16 Budget

“Analysis of the budget does not leave me with a sense of optimism or any sign that Bermuda is on the road to recovery,” Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] President Jason Hayward said. Responding to the recently delivered 2015/16 Budget, Mr Hayward said, “I will refrain from being overly critical on the specifics of the Minister... Read more of this article

BPSU General Membership Meeting On Friday

BPSU General Membership Meeting On Friday

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] will be holding an Emergency General Membership Meeting on Friday [Feb 13] at 5:30pm. The notice said, “All members of the Union are ordered to attend an Emergency General Membership Meeting on Friday February 13, 2015 at Heritage Worship Centre 59 Dundonald Street Hamilton HM 10 at 5:30 p.m. “Agenda:... Read more of this article

BPSU President: Narrative That Is A False Reality

BPSU President: Narrative That Is A False Reality

“OBA MPs should be ashamed of themselves for trying to continue to paint a narrative that is a false reality,” BPSU President Jason Hayward said, adding that the “truth is it was a sad way for the Government to place accountability on the BTUC for their political decisions.” Following three days of disputes between the Unions... Read more of this article

BPSU Express Concern Over DPP Appointment

BPSU Express Concern Over DPP Appointment

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] expressed its concern with the re-appointment of Rory Field as Director of Public Prosecutions , saying perhaps it’s time for the OBA and PLP to “work together to make the constitutional amendments necessary to end this injustice.” Background The follows after the Governor’s announcement... Read more of this article

BPSU: Say No To Government Reform Agenda

BPSU: Say No To Government Reform Agenda

In a report designed to provide information on their stance on Public Bodies Reform Act, the Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] has called on public servants and members of the public to “say no to the Government’s reform agenda.” The position paper said, “It is evident that the Government is forcefully driving its agenda of neo-liberalism,... Read more of this article