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12 Videos: Labour Day March, Greetings, Race

12 Videos: Labour Day March, Greetings, Race

The island celebrated Labour Day this past weekend, with a banquet and road race, as well as a gathering and march through Hamilton. Following the banquet on Friday evening, people gathered at Union Square yesterday [Sept 4] to hear various union leaders addressing the gathered crowd before the march took place. Reverend Nicholas Tweed started off... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda’s Labour Day March

Photos & Video: Bermuda’s Labour Day March

Crowds of union members, family, friends, supporters and politicians turned out to the Labour Day celebrations held at Union Square today [Sept 4]. The day’s activities got underway with the annual Labour Day road race, and continued with Labour Day greetings led off by Reverend Nicholas Tweed offering a prayer, and those delivering remarks included... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: 2017 Labour Day Greetings

30 Minute Video: 2017 Labour Day Greetings

People gathered at Union Square this morning [Sept 4] to celebrate Labour Day, with various Union leaders addressing the gathered crowd. Reverend Nicholas Tweed started off with a prayer, and those delivering remarks included Premier David Burt, Home Affairs Minister Walton Brown, BIU President Chris Furbert, BPSU and BTUC President Sen. Jason Hayward,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Labour Day 5K Race Finish Line

Photos & Video: Labour Day 5K Race Finish Line

[Updated with photos] The annual Labour Day road race was held this morning [Sept 4], with Lamont Marshall finishing first in time of 16.34, Tim Price placing second in 17.31, Sean Trott finishing third in a time of 18.22, Omari Hart was fourth in 18.48, while Dennis Mbelenzi rounded out the top five crossing the line in 18.57.Gayle Lindsay was the... Read more of this article

Photos: BIU Hosts 2017 Labour Day Banquet

Photos: BIU Hosts 2017 Labour Day Banquet

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] hosted their 36th annual Labour Day Banquet on Friday evening [Sept 1] at the Fairmont Southampton, with Premier David Burt serving as the guest speaker. In addition to the Banquet, other events scheduled for this year’s Labour Day celebrations include a Pre-Labour Day Gathering at Shelly Bay Beach held this afternoon,... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Premier’s Labour Day Speech

30 Minute Video: Premier’s Labour Day Speech

[Updated] The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] hosted their 36th annual Labour Day Banquet on Friday evening [Sept 1], with Premier David Burt serving as the guest speaker for the event.We will post a photo gallery and additional information as able, and in the meantime a 34-minute video of the Premier’s speech is below.Update 5.51pm: The Premier’s... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader’s Labour Day Message

Opposition Leader’s Labour Day Message

[Opposition Leader Patricia Gordon-Pamplin's Labour Day Message] Labour Day is a time when all of our citizens can be heralded for their part in creating a Bermuda that works. Whether citizens are retirees who previously contributed; current workers who are presently bearing the brunt of the economic stimulus that is very necessary for stability of... Read more of this article

Premier David Burt’s Labour Day Message

Premier David Burt’s Labour Day Message

[Premier David Burt's Labour Day message] On Labour Day we remember and recognize workers who struggled to ensure decent and fair working conditions for us all. We must never forget that the advances in this country and around the world have been hard-won by union members who have given tirelessly and made many personal sacrifices to ensure protection... Read more of this article

Samuelsson To Host Labour Day BBQ, Fish Fry

Samuelsson To Host Labour Day BBQ, Fish Fry

The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club announced that Chef Marcus Samuelsson will be hosting a BBQ and fish fry to celebrate Labour Day. The New York celebrity chef will be demonstrating how to cook a whole grilled fish for the barbecue in the beautiful surroundings of the Beach Club.Marcus Samuelsson said: “I’m excited to be coming back to Bermuda... Read more of this article

“Issa Holiday” Event Set For September 3

“Issa Holiday” Event Set For September 3

One Time Promotions is getting set to present the “Issa Holiday” Labour Day weekend party on Sunday, September 3 at R.A.A Club in St. Georges. A spokesperson said, “On Sunday, September 3, One Time Promotions will present a night called “Issa Holiday,” the official Labour Day weekend party, all going down inside the R.A.A Club in St. Georges... Read more of this article

BLDC Invites Public To Enjoy Beach Upgrades

BLDC Invites Public To Enjoy Beach Upgrades

The Bermuda Land Development Company Limited [BLDC] has invited the community to “enjoy the upgrades at Clearwater and Daniel’s Head beaches” during the Labour Day weekend and for the rest of the 2017 summer season. “We are excited about the improvements that have been made,” said Francis R. Mussenden, BLDC’s Chief Executive Officer.... Read more of this article

Premier To Speak At Labour Day Banquet

Premier To Speak At Labour Day Banquet

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] will be hosting their 36th annual Labour Day Banquet on Friday, September 1st, with Premier David Burt to serve as the guest speaker. The event poster said, “The Bermuda Industrial Union invites you to attend our 36th Annual Labour Day Banquet on Friday, September 1, 2017 at Fairmont Southampton Resort and Spa.... Read more of this article

Minister & BIU President On Work Permit Issue

Minister & BIU President On Work Permit Issue

Following BIU President Chris Furbert’s comments on Labour Day regarding a work permit of someone “very dear to us,” Home Affairs Minister Patricia Gordon-Pamplin said it concerns her that Mr Furbert “would issue incorrect and misleading information to his audience regarding the responsibility for or the status of any work permit... Read more of this article