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Premier: ‘We Will Always Stand With Labour’

Premier: ‘We Will Always Stand With Labour’

“We will always serve workers, we will always stand strong with labour,” Premier David Burt said, adding that “we will continue our collective work to dismantle the Two Bermudas and replace it with One Bermuda.” Speaking at Monday’s Labour Day event, Premier Burt said, “Good Morning Brothers and Sisters; Workers,... Read more of this article

Photo Set III: 2020 Labour Day Celebrations

Photo Set III: 2020 Labour Day Celebrations

The annual Labour Day celebrations were held yesterday [Sept 7] with people gathering on Union Square to hear speeches from Union Leaders and Government leaders, before marching through Hamilton. You can view a 2-hour video replay of yesterday’s event here, and our first two sets of photo galleries plus all our coverage of this year, and past years,... Read more of this article

Video: BPSU President Labour Day Speech

Video: BPSU President Labour Day Speech

“Today we pause to give thanks to those who laid the foundation of Bermuda’s labour movement, to those who continue the fight and, most importantly, to all workers of Bermuda,” BPSU President Armell Thomas said. Speaking at yesterday’s Labour Day celebration, Mr Thomas said, “Let me first thank each & every one of you for coming... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Jason Hayward On Labour Day

Video: Minister Jason Hayward On Labour Day

“I want you to know that you are valued and the work you do is much appreciated,” Minister of Labour Jason Hayward told attendees at today’s Labour Day celebrations. Minister Hayward — the former President of the BPSU — said, “While I have given numerous speeches in recognition of the annual Labour Day celebrations, this... Read more of this article

Photo Set II: 2020 Labour Day Celebrations

Photo Set II: 2020 Labour Day Celebrations

The annual Labour Day celebrations were held today [Sept 7] with people gathering on Union Square before marching through Hamilton, as they celebrated the 39th anniversary of Labour Day. You can view a 2-hour video replay of this morning’s event here, and all our coverage of this year, and past years, Labour Day by clicking here. Related... Read more of this article

Photos: 2020 Labour Day Parade & Speeches

Photos: 2020 Labour Day Parade & Speeches

The annual Labour Day celebrations were held today [Sept 7] with people gathering on Union Square to hear speeches from Union Leaders and Government leaders, before marching through Hamilton. We will have an additional set of photos later on, and you can view a 2-hour video replay of this morning’s event here, and all our coverage of this year,... Read more of this article

2 Hour Video: Labour Day Speeches & March

2 Hour Video: Labour Day Speeches & March

[Updated] The annual Labour Day celebration is taking place today [Sept 7] with people gathering on Union Square where speakers will address the crowd, before the march through Hamilton is held. We will have photos and additional coverage later on and in the meantime, the live video replay is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 2-hour... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader’s Labour Day Message

Opposition Leader’s Labour Day Message

[Labour Day message from Opposition Leader Craig Cannonier] Monday marks one of the most important days in Bermuda’s calendar – Labour Day. The One Bermuda Alliance has always supported the labour movement and will continue to do so. Leaders like Ottiwell Simmons were instrumental in building a stronger Bermuda and enhancing and protecting workers’... Read more of this article

BSX Will Be Closed For The Labour Day Holiday

BSX Will Be Closed For The Labour Day Holiday

The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] will be closed on Monday, September 7, in observance of the Labour Day holiday. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] advises that the Exchange will be closed on Monday, 07 September 2020, in observance of the Bermuda Labour Day Public Holiday. The BSX will re-open on Tuesday, 08 September 2020.” Related... Read more of this article

MarketPlace Labour Day Holiday Store Hours

MarketPlace Labour Day Holiday Store Hours

MarketPlace provided information about their opening hours during the Labour Day holiday, with their graphic stating that their Shelly Bay, Heron Bay, Modern Mart, and Pricerite Warwick stores will be open from 8.00am to 6.00pm. Related StoriesBSX Will Be Closed For The Labour Day Holiday BLDC Invites Public To Enjoy Beach... Read more of this article

Labour Day Message From The BPSU President

Labour Day Message From The BPSU President

[Labour Day message from BPSU President Armell Thomas] As reflected in the theme, this year’s Labour Day serves to emphasise the importance of working collaboratively through these unprecedented times. A collective effort will be required to tackle the devastating impact that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have both locally and internationally.... Read more of this article

Labour Day March To Be Held On Monday

Labour Day March To Be Held On Monday

The annual Labour Day March will be held this year, the Bermuda Industrial Union has advised, with the march set to leave BIU Headquarters at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 7th. A spokesperson said, “Please be advised that the Annual Labour Day March will be held this year as normal. The march will leave BIU Headquarters at 10:00 a.m. using the... Read more of this article

Labour Day Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

Labour Day Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

The Ministry of Public Works is advising the public that due to the Labour Day holiday, household waste that would normally be collected on Monday September 7, will instead be collected on Saturday [Sept 5]. A Government spokesperson said, “Additionally, West End recycling will be collected on Thursday September 10, while East End recyclables will... Read more of this article