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Police: No Major Incidents During Holiday

Police: No Major Incidents During Holiday

The Bermuda Police Service thanked the community for their cooperation in “ensuring there were no major policing incidents during the recent Labour Day holiday weekend.” Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police Martin Weekes said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to take this opportunity to thank the community for their cooperation in... Read more of this article

Eight Arrested For DUI Over Holiday Weekend

Eight Arrested For DUI Over Holiday Weekend

Eight people were arrested for DUI offences over the Labour Day holiday weekend, with the highest breathalyzer reading more than twice the legal limit. The police posted online, saying: “There were eight persons arrested for DUI offences over the Labour Day holiday weekend.” The police added, “The highest breathalyzer reading was 197mg... Read more of this article

Mills & Wright Win Labour Day 5K Road Race

Mills & Wright Win Labour Day 5K Road Race

Thomas Mills and Bella Wright raced to victory in the 2022 Labour Day 5K Road Race. Mills clocked a winning time of 16:38, Shannon Lawrence was second in 17:45, and Phillip Woollins finished third with a time of 17:55. Wright crossed the line in a time of 18:53 finishing 7th overall, Rose-Anna Hoey was the second female finisher and 9th overall clocking... Read more of this article

Photos: 2022 Labour Day Celebrations

Photos: 2022 Labour Day Celebrations

The annual Labour Day celebrations were held today [Sept 5] with people gathering on Union Square to listen to speeches from the leaders of the various Unions before marching through Hamilton. You can view Bernews two-hour live replay of this morning here, and all our coverage of this year and past year’s Labour Day events by clicking here. Related... Read more of this article

Live Updates & Video: Labour Day Celebrations

Live Updates & Video: Labour Day Celebrations

[Updating] The annual Labour Day celebrations are taking place today [Sept 5], and we will be bringing you live text, photo and video updates of the celebrations as able, and the day has started with the Government announcing that the “minimum wage rate set to come into force in June 2023 will be between $16 and $16.40.” Update: The live... Read more of this article

Premier David Burt’s Labour Day Message

Premier David Burt’s Labour Day Message

[Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt's Labour Day message] “The labour movement was the principal force that transformed misery and despair into hope and progress”. These words come from a 1965 speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and perfectly frame the historical significance of labour movements the world over and especially in Bermuda.... Read more of this article

Minister Jason Hayward’s Labour Day Message

Minister Jason Hayward’s Labour Day Message

[Labour Day message from Minister of Labour Jason Hayward] Happy Labour Day Bermuda! Today we pause to recognize and celebrate a very important day in our calendar. As Minister of Economy and Labour, I take this opportunity to extend my sincere thanks and gratitude to each and every worker for the contributions you make to our Island home. As Minister,... Read more of this article

Deputy OBA Leader’s Labour Day Message

Deputy OBA Leader’s Labour Day Message

[Labour Day message from Acting Opposition Leader & Deputy Party Leader Jarion Richardson] Happy Labour Day! I’m proud to join my party colleagues in recognising and honouring the invaluable contributions of workers in Bermuda. We hope the entire island takes this time to acknowledge the hard work that has been given, as we collectively move forward... Read more of this article

BSX Will Be Closed For Labour Day Holiday

BSX Will Be Closed For Labour Day Holiday

The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] will be closed on Monday [Sept 5], in observance of the Labour Day holiday. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] advises that the Exchange will be closed on Monday, 5th September 2022, in observance of the Bermuda Labour Day Public Holiday. The BSX will re-open on Tuesday, 6th September 2022.” Related... Read more of this article

MarketPlace Labour Day Holiday Store Hours

MarketPlace Labour Day Holiday Store Hours

The MarketPlace has provided information about their opening hours during the Labour Day holiday — which will take place on Monday, September 5 — 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 Stories BSX Will Be Closed For Labour Day Holiday MarketPlace... Read more of this article

Labour Day Holiday Ferry Service Schedule

Labour Day Holiday Ferry Service Schedule

The Department of Marine and Ports Services has released the ferry schedule for the upcoming Labour Day holiday. A Government spokesperson said, “Below is the Department of Marine and Ports Services Labour Day ferry schedule for Monday, 5 September: Blue Route “Operating on the weekday schedule between Hamilton and Dockyard Orange Route “No... Read more of this article

Pre-Labour Day First Sunday Spiritual Gathering

Pre-Labour Day First Sunday Spiritual Gathering

The  Bermudian Bahá’í community is inviting the public “to its contribution to Bermuda’s Labour Day, honoring and recognizing all our laborers, workers, and employees throughout Bermuda. ” A spokesperson said, “Forty years ago, on the first Monday in September 1982, Bermuda observed its very first Labour Day public holiday. In the... Read more of this article

Labour Day Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

Labour Day Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

[Updated] The Ministry of Public Works is advising that “due to the Labour Day holiday, household waste that would normally be collected on Monday, September 5th, will instead be collected on Tuesday, September 6th.” A Government spokesperson said, “All garbage collection the week of Labour Day will follow a rollover schedule with... Read more of this article