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OBA: ‘We Completely Reject The Premise’

OBA: ‘We Completely Reject The Premise’

“We completely reject the premise of the Bermuda Industrial Union’s special edition of The Workers’ Voice” as “their presentation of information is twisted, misleading and false,” the OBA said. This follows after the Workers Voice released a special edition focused on the “State of Employment for Bermudians under the... Read more of this article

Workers Voice: “Employment For Bermudians”

Workers Voice: “Employment For Bermudians”

The Workers Voice has released a special edition focused on the “State of Employment for Bermudians under the OBA Government,” saying that Bermudians “are being displaced in their own country.” The edition said, “The Bermuda Industrial Union is on record in 2012 just before the General Election in December of 2012 saying... Read more of this article

Video: “Most Fascinating Person” Jason Hayward

Video: “Most Fascinating Person” Jason Hayward

The “10 Most Fascinating People of Bermuda 2015″ series continues today with the second video release featuring Bermuda Public Services Union President Jason Hayward. Host Lisa Pickering introduces Mr. Hayward by noting that he “made headlines when he lead the Bermuda Public Services Union on a march to Cabinet grounds over the contraversial... Read more of this article

Roban: Victory For Bermudian Workers & Unions

Roban: Victory For Bermudian Workers & Unions

Following the ruling in the Supreme Court, Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban congratulated the Unions, saying it “represents not only a victory for Bermudian workers and our unions, but also a victory for all who seek to preserve the long fought for constitutional and legal rights for working people.” The Chief Justice handed... Read more of this article

Full Court Ruling: Chief Justice On Unions v Govt

Full Court Ruling: Chief Justice On Unions v Govt

The Chief Justice handed down his ruling today in the dispute involving the Unions and Government, saying that while the Unions “acted unlawfully” in “taking irregular action short of a strike”, he refused to grant the Government’s application for permanent injunction as it would “serve as a threat hanging over the Respondents’... Read more of this article

BTUC: Chief Justice Refuses To Grant Injunction

BTUC: Chief Justice Refuses To Grant Injunction

[Updated] Today the Chief Justice “ruled in favour of the Unions by refusing to grant a permanent injunction,” the Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] said. The BTUC consists of multiple unions including the Bermuda Federation of Musicians & Variety Artists, Bermuda Fire Services Association, Bermuda Industrial Union, Bermuda Public... Read more of this article

Video: BIU Statement On Post Office Matters

Video: BIU Statement On Post Office Matters

[Updated] Bermuda Industrial Union President Chris Furbert is holding a press conference today [Jan 14] where he is expected to address the post office matter, and you can tune in live below. Yesterday, the Government said, “The Bermuda Post Office [BPO] wishes to advise residents of HS01 and HS02 that there will be no mail delivery whilst we... Read more of this article

BPO: Mail Delivery Affected By “Labour Dispute”

BPO: Mail Delivery Affected By “Labour Dispute”

The Bermuda Post Office advised residents of HS01 and HS02 that there will be no mail delivery while they “await the resolution of an ongoing labour dispute” with the BIU, and asked residents to collect their mail from the Crawl Post Office. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Post Office [BPO] wishes to advise residents of HS01 and... Read more of this article

Post Office: ‘Labour Dispute Not Yet Resolved’

Post Office: ‘Labour Dispute Not Yet Resolved’

The Bermuda Post Office [BPO] said they wish to “advise residents on routes SN01 and SN02 that the labour dispute with the Bermuda Industrial Union has not yet been resolved and in this regard, we are asking those residents to continue to collect their mail from the Southampton Post Office for a little longer, until the matter is resolved.” “The... Read more of this article

Elimination Of Violence Against Women Day

Elimination Of Violence Against Women Day

The BPSU Women’s Committee acknowledged that today [Nov 25] has been designated by the UN as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and said they “recognize the importance of standing in solidarity in support of all efforts to eradicate violence against women.” Lisa Christopher, the Chair of the Women’s... Read more of this article

Videos & Updates: Industrial Action At BELCO

Videos & Updates: Industrial Action At BELCO

[Updating] While the full circumstances remain unclear at this time, a number of BELCO employees were seen leaving BELCO this afternoon [Nov 25] and making their way to BIU headquarters. Bernews understands a meeting is now taking place inside the BIU building with a number of BELCO employees present, with unofficial reports suggesting that employees... Read more of this article

Premier Responds To U.S. Education Association

Premier Responds To U.S. Education Association

Premier Michael Dunkley has responded to the US-based National Education Association who wrote to him saying they have “serious concerns” regarding the Government actions with the Bermuda Union of Teachers. “The Government has invited the Unions to continue discussions with us in an effort to resolve the matter prior to resorting... Read more of this article

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