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Labour Day Banquet & March To Be Held

Labour Day Banquet & March To Be Held

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] will be hosting the 38th annual Labour Day Banquet on Friday [Aug 30] at the Fairmont Southampton. The event will see cocktails starting at 6.45pm and dinner at 8.00pm. Following on the banquet, the Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] will be hosting the Labour Day Social Justice event on Monday, September 2 at 11.30am... 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 on Monday, Sept 2, “the trash that would normally be collected on that day will be collected on Saturday [Aug 31].” A spokesperson said, “All other waste collection is unaffected by the holiday. “Visit www.gov.bm for the Tynes Bay public drop... Read more of this article

Soul Session Saturday Event On August 31

Soul Session Saturday Event On August 31

Tino Sax is getting set to hold an event titled ‘Soul Session Saturday’ on August 31 at the Blue Waters Anglers Club dock from 8.00am to 12.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Kicking off Labour Day weekend, Tino Sax is back with his Soul Session Saturdays. If you missed the first one, be sure to catch this event. “Capping off the end... Read more of this article

Photo Set #4: Bermuda Celebrates Labour Day

Photo Set #4: Bermuda Celebrates Labour Day

‘Progress to a Fairer Bermuda’ was this year’s theme for Labour Day celebrations yesterday [Sept 3] with people gathering at Union Square where the day started with the Labour Day Road Races. People gathered to listen to Labour Day speeches with various Labour Leaders and Government Ministers addressing the gathered crowd, including representatives... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Labour Day Running Road Race

Photo Set #2: Labour Day Running Road Race

People gathered at Union Square yesterday [Sept 3] to join in Labour Day celebrations with the day’s activities getting underway with the Labour Day running road races. Matthew Elliott won the junior 2.55K race in a time of 9:42 while the first female finisher, Taylor White, was hot on his heels coming in second overall with a time of 9:43. Khari... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: Bermuda Celebrates Labour Day

Photo Set #3: Bermuda Celebrates Labour Day

People gathered at Union Square yesterday [Sept 3] to join in Labour Day celebrations. This year’s theme was ‘Progress to a Fairer Bermuda’. The day started with the Labour Day Road Races and Labour Day speeches with various Labour Leaders and Government Ministers addressing the gathered crowd, including representatives from the Bermuda Trade... Read more of this article

Results: BTA Labour Day Home Triathlon Event

Results: BTA Labour Day Home Triathlon Event

The Bermuda Triathlon Association held their Labour Day Home Event in Harrington Sound. Geoff Smith and Laura Norman won the Senior Division, which saw competitors cover a distance of 750m swim, 18.4k bike and 4.7k run. Smith recorded a time of 1:00.09; he came out of the water in a time of 11.33, he clocked the fastest bike time of 29.19, before clocking... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Celebrates Labour Day

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Celebrates Labour Day

People gathered at Union Square yesterday [Sept 3] to celebrate Labour Day, with various Labour Leaders and Government Ministers addressing the gathered crowd, including representatives from the Bermuda Trade Union Congress, Bermuda Industrial Union, Bermuda Public Services Union, Bermuda Entertainers Union, Bermuda Union of Teachers, and the Electricity... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘New Era Of Social & Economic Justice’

Minister: ‘New Era Of Social & Economic Justice’

“We must devote our time, talent and energy to the next phase of Bermuda’s story: the end of systemic inequality and a new era of social and economic justice leading to a fairer and better Bermuda for all,” Acting Premier and Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said. Speaking at today’s Labour Day celebrations, Minister Burch... Read more of this article

Photos/Videos: Labour Day Speeches & March

Photos/Videos: Labour Day Speeches & March

[Updated] The Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] is hosting the Labour Day March today [Sept 3] beginning at Union Square, with Labour Leaders and Government Ministers set to speak at the event. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 55-minute replay is... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Labour Day Road Race

Photos, Video & Results: Labour Day Road Race

[Updated] The annual Labour Day road race taking place this morning [Sept 3] and you can tune in live below. We will also be live streaming the Labour Day Speeches later this morning, and have additional coverage of the races later on, and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 13-minute replay is belowUpdate... Read more of this article

Home Affairs Minister’s Labour Day Message

Home Affairs Minister’s Labour Day Message

[Minister of Home Affairs Walton Brown’s Labour Day message] Good Day Bermuda, As the Minister responsible for Labour, it is my distinguished privilege to extend best wishes to you all on Labour Day. On this auspicious occasion, I wish to salute each and every worker for your contribution to Bermuda. Without your dedication and service, Bermuda simply... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader’s Labour Day Message

Opposition Leader’s Labour Day Message

[Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden’s Labour Day message] As we celebrate Labour Day today, we should all stop for a moment and reflect on what we take for granted – but which has only been made possible by the hard work and sacrifices made by unions and the people who have laboured in this country. Employment contracts, better working conditions,... Read more of this article