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Docks: ‘No Resolve To The Industrial Dispute’

Docks: ‘No Resolve To The Industrial Dispute’

As of Friday, the industrial dispute on the Hamilton docks has not been resolved, with a statement sent yesterday to customers by Meyer saying “As of 4:15pm on Friday October 20th, there has been no resolve to the industrial dispute on Hamilton dock. “BISL has made the decision for the M/V Bermuda Islander to sail at 4:30pm and return to... Read more of this article

Hamilton Dock Workers Take Industrial Action

Hamilton Dock Workers Take Industrial Action

Members of the Port Workers’ Division of the BIU took industrial action today [Oct 19] at the Hamilton Docks according to management of Polaris Holding Company Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Warren Jones said, “Stevedoring Services Limited [Polaris Holding Company Ltd.] can confirm that we received notice of industrial action from the Port... Read more of this article

BIU Meeting: Bus & Ferry Services Suspended

BIU Meeting: Bus & Ferry Services Suspended

[Updated] Due to a BIU meeting tomorrow morning [Oct 3] bus and ferry services are “expected to be suspended for the period between 9.45am and 12.30pm,” the Transport Ministry said this evening. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs would like to advise the public that because of a general... Read more of this article

BIU Members Credit Union Meeting Tomorrow

BIU Members Credit Union Meeting Tomorrow

The BIU Members Credit Union Co-O. Society will hold a Special General Meeting of the Bermuda Industrial Union Credit Union Co-operative Society at the Dr. E.F Gordon Memorial Hall in Union Square tomorrow [Sept 12]. The meeting will commence at 6.00pm, with registration getting undrway at 5.30pm. Related StoriesBIU Members Credit Union... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda’s Labour Day March

Photos & Video: Bermuda’s Labour Day March

Crowds of union members, family, friends, supporters and politicians turned out to the Labour Day celebrations held at Union Square today [Sept 4]. The day’s activities got underway with the annual Labour Day road race, and continued with Labour Day greetings led off by Reverend Nicholas Tweed offering a prayer, and those delivering remarks included... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: 2017 Labour Day Greetings

30 Minute Video: 2017 Labour Day Greetings

People gathered at Union Square this morning [Sept 4] to celebrate Labour Day, with various Union leaders addressing the gathered crowd. Reverend Nicholas Tweed started off with a prayer, and those delivering remarks included Premier David Burt, Home Affairs Minister Walton Brown, BIU President Chris Furbert, BPSU and BTUC President Sen. Jason Hayward,... Read more of this article

Photos: BIU Hosts 2017 Labour Day Banquet

Photos: BIU Hosts 2017 Labour Day Banquet

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] hosted their 36th annual Labour Day Banquet on Friday evening [Sept 1] at the Fairmont Southampton, with Premier David Burt serving as the guest speaker. In addition to the Banquet, other events scheduled for this year’s Labour Day celebrations include a Pre-Labour Day Gathering at Shelly Bay Beach held this afternoon,... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Premier’s Labour Day Speech

30 Minute Video: Premier’s Labour Day Speech

[Updated] The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] hosted their 36th annual Labour Day Banquet on Friday evening [Sept 1], with Premier David Burt serving as the guest speaker for the event.We will post a photo gallery and additional information as able, and in the meantime a 34-minute video of the Premier’s speech is below.Update 5.51pm: The Premier’s... Read more of this article

Bermuda Teacher’s Union End ‘Work To Rule’

Bermuda Teacher’s Union End ‘Work To Rule’

[Written by Don Burgess] The Bermuda Union of Teachers ended its three-month work to rule this morning at a crowded meeting at New Testament Church of God that saw approximately 700 teachers in attendance. The union, which represents public school teachers, had three issues they sought resolution. The first is scale posts, which is where a teacher... Read more of this article

BIU Members Credit Union Meeting Notice

BIU Members Credit Union Meeting Notice

The BIU Members Credit Union Co-O. Society has given notice of a Special General Meeting of the Bermuda Industrial Union Credit Union Co-operative Society to be held at the Dr. E.F Gordon Memorial Hall, Union Square, Tuesday, September 12, 2017 commencing at 6:00pm. Registration commences at 5:30pm. Related StoriesBIU Members Credit Union... Read more of this article

BUT General Membership Meeting On Sept. 1

BUT General Membership Meeting On Sept. 1

The Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] will be holding a General Membership Meeting on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 8:30am. The poster says, “Bermuda Union of Teachers General Membership Meeting on Friday, September 1, 2017, 8.30am at St. Paul Centennial Hall. Agenda: Work to Rule Negotiations” Related StoriesESTU Set To Celebrate... Read more of this article

Premier To Speak At Labour Day Banquet

Premier To Speak At Labour Day Banquet

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] will be hosting their 36th annual Labour Day Banquet on Friday, September 1st, with Premier David Burt to serve as the guest speaker. The event poster said, “The Bermuda Industrial Union invites you to attend our 36th Annual Labour Day Banquet on Friday, September 1, 2017 at Fairmont Southampton Resort and Spa.... Read more of this article

BIU: “We Are 100% In Support Of The PLP”

BIU: “We Are 100% In Support Of The PLP”

On the eve of the upcoming general election, the BIU has said they “are 100% in support of the Progressive Labour Party,” and are urging people to vote for the PLP. The statement from the BIU said, “The Bermuda Industrial Union as an organisation has always supported the Progressive Labour Party and on the eve of this most important... Read more of this article