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Polaris Holdings In “Talks With The Union”

Polaris Holdings In “Talks With The Union”

[Updated] Following a staff protest at the docks this morning [Dec 11], Polaris CEO Warren Jones confirmed that they are “currently in talks with the Union about an ongoing personnel situation.” The CEO of Polaris Holding Company Limited, which is the parent company of Stevedoring Services Limited, Warren Jones, stated, “We are currently... Read more of this article

Video: BIU President Press Conference

Video: BIU President Press Conference

BIU President Chris Furbert is holding another press conference this morning [Nov 22], and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 23-minute replay is below Related StoriesVideo: Discussion On Universal Healthcare Video: Standing Ovation For... Read more of this article

Video: BIU President On ‘Pepper Mist’ Comment

Video: BIU President On ‘Pepper Mist’ Comment

[Updated] BIU President Chris Furbert is holding a press conference this afternoon [Nov 20], and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: Mr Furbert addressed the comments made in the past by Dwayne Robinson, who is the OBA’s candidate for tomorrow’s by-election and a former host of the... Read more of this article

Introducing The New B.U.T. Executive Committee

Introducing The New B.U.T. Executive Committee

The Bermuda Union of Teachers [B.U.T.] introduced the new executive team to the wider community, saying they are set to lead the Union “with ambition and devotion to the art of education in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “After our recent elections, the Bermuda Union of Teachers is very proud to present our new Executive team to the... Read more of this article

BEU To Host “Open Mic” Event On November 15

BEU To Host “Open Mic” Event On November 15

The Bermuda Entertainment Union [BEU] will be hosting an “Open Mic” event at the Leopard’s Club for members and potential members on Friday, November 15 from 7.00pm to 9.30pm. A spokesperson said, “On Friday Nov. 15th from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the [BEU] is hosting an “Open Mic” event at the Leopard’s Club for members and potential... Read more of this article

Minister Congratulates New B.U.T. President

Minister Congratulates New B.U.T. President

The Ministry of Education said they wish to “offer a warm welcome” to the new,Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] President Ms. Nashanti Bailey and returning Vice President, Mr. Anthony Wolffe. The Minister of Education Diallo Rabain expressed his support saying, “I am encouraged by the opportunity to collaborate with the newly elected executive... Read more of this article

OBA: “Should Have Been Asked To Recuse”

OBA: “Should Have Been Asked To Recuse”

[Updated] “Why was the President of the BPSU allowed to take part in a meeting between Government and unions,” the One Bermuda Alliance asked today. OBA Leader Craig Cannonier said, “What did Mr Hayward do – did he ask a question for the union and then run to the other side of the table to answer it for Government? What does he do... Read more of this article

Premier, Ministers Meet With Union Officials

Premier, Ministers Meet With Union Officials

Premier David Burt, Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, and Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert met with representatives of the Island’s unions to discuss an array of labour related matters.“The Bermuda Public Services Union, the Bermuda Union of Teachers, Prison... Read more of this article

BIU Launch Fundraising Drive To Help Bahamas

BIU Launch Fundraising Drive To Help Bahamas

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] launched a fundraising drive to assist the Bahamas, which has been devastated by Hurricane Dorian and is in urgent need of assistance. The latest reports from the international media state, “Bahamas emergency services have listed 2,500 people as missing after Hurricane Dorian struck the islands last week. This... Read more of this article

BPSU Migrant Workers Stakeholder Meeting

BPSU Migrant Workers Stakeholder Meeting

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] held a Migrant Worker’s Stakeholder meeting yesterday [Sept 4] to “discuss issues effecting Bermuda’s guest worker population, such as bullying and harassment, xenophobia and precarious work.” A spokesperson said, “Representatives from 14 stakeholder organisations were present at the... Read more of this article

Photo Set II: 2019 Labour Day Celebrations

Photo Set II: 2019 Labour Day Celebrations

The annual Labour Day celebrations were held on Monday [Sept 2] with people gathering on Union Square before marching through Hamilton, as they celebrated the 38th anniversary. The morning started out with a prayer from Rev Nicholas Tweed and then BIU President Chris Furbert announced that the name of labour icon Ottiwell Simmons has been added... Read more of this article

Hours Of Video: Labour Day March & Speeches

Hours Of Video: Labour Day March & Speeches

The annual Labour Day celebrations were held yesterday [Sept 2] with people gathering on Union Square before marching through Hamilton, as they celebrated the 38th anniversary of Labour Day. The morning started out with BIU President Chris Furbert announcing that the name of labour icon Ottiwell Simmons has been added to the BIU Headquarters building,... Read more of this article

Photos: 2019 Labour Day Parade & Speeches

Photos: 2019 Labour Day Parade & Speeches

The annual Labour Day celebrations were held today [Sept 2] with people gathering on Union Square before marching through Hamilton, as they celebrated the 38th anniversary of Labour Day. The morning started out with a prayer from Rev Nicholas Tweed and then BIU President Chris Furbert announced that the name of labour icon Ottiwell Simmons has been... Read more of this article