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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

Ottiwell Simmons Name Added To BIU Building

Ottiwell Simmons Name Added To BIU Building

“We owe you a great debt of gratitude,” BIU President Chris Furbert told Ottiwell Simmons today as he announced that his name has been added to the BIU Headquarters building. The new signage was unveiled at today’s Labour Day celebrations, with the crowd applauding as they learned that the name of the long-time former president had... Read more of this article

Video & Photo Set II: Labour Day Banquet

Video & Photo Set II: Labour Day Banquet

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] hosted the 38th annual Labour Day Banquet last night [Aug 30] at the Fairmont Southampton.The event started with a cocktail party followed by a dinner where the keynote speaker was Dr. Michael Charles, General Secretary of the Bermuda Union of Teachers, and the annual Labour Day celebrations are set to continue... Read more of this article

Photos: 38th Annual Labour Day Banquet

Photos: 38th Annual Labour Day Banquet

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] hosted the 38th annual Labour Day Banquet tonight [Aug 30] at the Fairmont Southampton. The event started with a cocktail party followed by a dinner where the keynote speaker was Dr. Michael Charles, General Secretary of the Bermuda Union of Teachers. The Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] will be hosting the Labour... Read more of this article

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

BPSU: Certification Of New Bargaining Units

BPSU: Certification Of New Bargaining Units

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] is now recognised as the sole bargaining agent for the non-management employees of the Bermuda Airport Authority, the Pension Commission, and Teen Services/Teen Haven. BPSU President Jason Hayward said, “The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] is pleased to announce that under section 30K[1]a. of the... Read more of this article

BPSU: Combatting Racism & Xenophobia

BPSU: Combatting Racism & Xenophobia

“The BPSU pledges to continue its fight to eradicate racism and xenophobia,” BPSU President Jason Hayward said, adding that the Union is “committed to continuing its advocacy for social and economic development initiatives which removes systemic disparities.” Sen. Hayward said, “Public Services International [PSI] is a... Read more of this article

Ministry: No Injunction Against Prison Officers

Ministry: No Injunction Against Prison Officers

The Ministry of National Security said that “no injunction has been filed against the Prison Officers Association.” A Government spokesperson said, “As a result of multiple inaccurate media reports, the Ministry of National Security would like to clarify that no injunction has been filed against the Prison Officers Association. “The... Read more of this article