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Photos: Bermuda May Day Rally At City Hall

Photos: Bermuda May Day Rally At City Hall

The Bermuda May Day Rally was held on the City Hall steps today [May 1] as part of the observance of International Workers Day 2015, with the public invited to “join together in solidarity with the BTUC to celebrate International Workers Day.” The event was opened by Hamilton Mayor Graeme Outerbridge, with an opening prayer offered by Rev.... Read more of this article

Minister & BTUC On Labour Tribunal Decision

Minister & BTUC On Labour Tribunal Decision

Both the Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] and Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy have commented on the decision of the Labour Disputes Tribunal. The BTUC said, “The decision of The Labour Disputes Tribunal reflects the fact widely acknowledged throughout our community that the dispute between the Government of Bermuda and the Bermuda Trade... Read more of this article

Video: BIU President On Post Office Closure

Video: BIU President On Post Office Closure

[Updated] The decision to close the Paget Post Office was done without consultation with the BIU, Bermuda Industrial Union President Chris Furbert said, asking “is the OBA now trying to send a message to unions that we’re going to make these kind of decisions without any kind of dialogue with the unions?” This follows after government’s... Read more of this article

2 Hour Video: BTUC Host Meeting At Clearwater

2 Hour Video: BTUC Host Meeting At Clearwater

The Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] is hosting a series of events in celebration of International Workers Day, including three public meetings, the first of which was held last night [April 27] at Clearwater Middle School in St. David’s. Topics at the meetings will include the “adverse effects of immigration policies and need for immigration... Read more of this article

BTUC Celebrates International Workers Day

BTUC Celebrates International Workers Day

The Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] will be hosting a series of events in celebration of International Workers Day, including three public meetings and a May Day rally. The public meetings will be held on April 27 at Clearwater Middle School, on April 28 at St. Paul’s A.M.E. Centennial Hall, and on April 29 at Sandys Secondary School Hall. Topics... Read more of this article

Community Mural Painting For BIU Anniversary

Community Mural Painting For BIU Anniversary

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] and the Chewstick Foundation Community Art Program are inviting members of the community to add a brush stroke in order to create a work of art for the second phase of murals in celebration of the history and leadership of the BIU. The community painting will take place on April 24 at 8.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

BTA & BIU Event For Public Transport Workers

BTA & BIU Event For Public Transport Workers

“The Bermuda Tourism Authority and the Bermuda Industrial Union are inviting unionized public transport workers to a presentation on Thursday [April 16] at the Ocean View Golf Course clubhouse, with the presentation to be on the results of a BTA visitor survey about Bermuda’s transport services. A BTA spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Tourism... Read more of this article

BIU “Sets The Record Straight” On W&E Meeting

BIU “Sets The Record Straight” On W&E Meeting

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] said they wish to “set the record straight” with regards to the meeting that was held at BIU Headquarters on Wednesday [April 8] with their members who are employed by the Department of Works & Engineering. The BIU said “the meeting had been scheduled by the management team at the Ministry of... Read more of this article

Condolences On Passing Of Kenyetta Young

Condolences On Passing Of Kenyetta Young

The Progressive Labour Party extended their condolences to the family and friends of union giant Kenyetta Young, who passed away this weekend. According to the BIU’s website, Mr Young was a 17 year old trainee plumber who had not long been out of school when he was attracted to the Union, and by 1965, he “was a full fledged activist when... Read more of this article

Reverend Bernice King To Speak At ESTU Event

Reverend Bernice King To Speak At ESTU Event

Rev. Bernice King, the daughter of legendary civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, will be speaking at the Electricity Supply Trade Union [ESTU] dinner at the Fairmont Southampton on May 2nd. A spokesperson said, “April 11, 1965 marks the start of the Electricity Supply Trade Union, and on May 2, 2015 the Union and its members celebrates... Read more of this article

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