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BUT General Secretary Reaches Out To Premier

BUT General Secretary Reaches Out To Premier

Bermuda Union of Teachers General Secretary, Michael Charles today [June 27] sent an open letter to Premier Michael Dunkley on the conclusion of the America’s Cup and voiced concerns relating to the island’s schools. Mr. Charles said, “Can we expect the schools that our children deserve? In 2012 you claimed that our schools were in... Read more of this article

BPSU: Thank You To Public Service Employees

BPSU: Thank You To Public Service Employees

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] joins with the rest of the world in celebration of UN Public Service Day today [June 23]. BPSU President Jason Hayward said, “The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] joins with the rest of the world in celebration of UN Public Service Day.“Public Service Day was established in 2003 by the UN General... Read more of this article

BTUC: Balance Interests Of Business & Workers

BTUC: Balance Interests Of Business & Workers

The next Government “must establish and maintain a healthy balance between the interests of business and the interests of workers,” the BTUC said, suggesting that the next Government develop and implement measures including a living wage, workforce development plan, unemployment insurance, and cost of living adjustments for all workers.“The... Read more of this article

Photos: BPSU Holds 65th Anniversary Banquet

Photos: BPSU Holds 65th Anniversary Banquet

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] celebrated their 65th Anniversary with a Banquet last night [May 27] at the Fairmont Southampton. In a statement to announce the event, the BPSU said, “The BPSU said, “There are times in the course of History when milestones are reached and celebrated. The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] will be... Read more of this article

Banquet To Mark BPSU’s 65th Anniversary

Banquet To Mark BPSU’s 65th Anniversary

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] will be celebrating their 65th Anniversary with a Banquet on May 27th at the Fairmont Southampton. The BPSU said, “There are times in the course of History when milestones are reached and celebrated. The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] will be recognizing such an occasion as it celebrates its 65th... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: BTUC March/Outside Court

Photos & Videos: BTUC March/Outside Court

Today is International Workers Day, and the Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] held a Solidarity March this afternoon [May 1], with crowds of people coming out, most wearing red as the organisers had requested. The BTUC previously said, “Annually, May 1st is recognized around the world as ‘May Day’ or ‘International Workers Day’.... Read more of this article

Live Updates: BTUC Holding ‘Solidarity March’

Live Updates: BTUC Holding ‘Solidarity March’

[Updating] In order to mark International Workers Day, the Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] is holding a ‘Solidarity March’ from Victoria Park this afternoon [May 1]. A BTUC spokesperson previously said, “Annually, May 1st is recognized around the world as “May Day” or “International Workers Day”. The day is typically marked by... Read more of this article

Traffic Advisory For BTUC March On May 1

Traffic Advisory For BTUC March On May 1

A scheduled march by the Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] on Monday [May 1] is expected to result in traffic delays in parts of the City of Hamilton. A police spokesperson said, “The motoring public is advised that a march by the Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] is scheduled to take place Monday, May 1st at Victoria Park starting from 12... Read more of this article

PLP: ‘Join In Solidarity With The Unions’

PLP: ‘Join In Solidarity With The Unions’

“Without the efforts of Labour unions and workers, we would not have the rights that everyone in Bermuda benefits from,” Opposition Leader David Burt said today, with Mr Burt urging everyone to attend the BTUC’s Solidarity Service on Sunday and Solidarity March on Monday, which are being held to mark International Workers Day.Mr Burt said,... Read more of this article

BTUC To Host ‘Solidarity March’ On May 1st

BTUC To Host ‘Solidarity March’ On May 1st

In order to mark International Workers Day, the Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] will be holding a ‘Solidarity March’ from Victoria Park at 12 noon on May 1st, and a ‘Solidarity Service’ on Sunday, April 30th at St. Paul A.M.E. at 10.55am.The BTUC said, “Annually, May 1st is recognized around the world as “May Day” or “International... Read more of this article

PSI: “Applaud Unions For Speaking Out”

PSI: “Applaud Unions For Speaking Out”

Global trade union federation Public Services International [PSI] said their “affiliates in the Caribbean loudly applaud the unions in speaking out demanding transparency” on the airport deal, and note recent events with “concern and anger.” According to their website, Public Services International is a “global trade union... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: People Gather At Court Building

Photos & Videos: People Gather At Court Building

[Updated with video] Crowds of people gathered outside the Court building as BIU President Chris Furbert, BPSU President Jason Hayward, Reverend Nicholas Tweed, BIU 1st Vice President Glen Simmons, Lilymay Bulford and Neville Goddard were all charged with in connection with alleged offences at the December 2nd protest. People charged, including Mr Hayward,... Read more of this article

“Unequivocal Support” For BPSU President

“Unequivocal Support” For BPSU President

The General Council of the BPSU has “thrown its unanimous and unequivocal support” behind its President Jason Hayward, who is expected to be charged in Magistrates Court tomorrow, and said the General Council will be accompanying the President to the Court hearing.BPSU President Jason Hayward Expected To Appear In Court Tomorrow Mr Hayward... Read more of this article