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BTUC Celebrates International Workers Day

BTUC Celebrates International Workers Day

The Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] will be hosting a series of events in celebration of International Workers Day, including three public meetings and a May Day rally. The public meetings will be held on April 27 at Clearwater Middle School, on April 28 at St. Paul’s A.M.E. Centennial Hall, and on April 29 at Sandys Secondary School Hall. Topics... Read more of this article

Community Mural Painting For BIU Anniversary

Community Mural Painting For BIU Anniversary

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] and the Chewstick Foundation Community Art Program are inviting members of the community to add a brush stroke in order to create a work of art for the second phase of murals in celebration of the history and leadership of the BIU. The community painting will take place on April 24 at 8.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

BTA & BIU Event For Public Transport Workers

BTA & BIU Event For Public Transport Workers

“The Bermuda Tourism Authority and the Bermuda Industrial Union are inviting unionized public transport workers to a presentation on Thursday [April 16] at the Ocean View Golf Course clubhouse, with the presentation to be on the results of a BTA visitor survey about Bermuda’s transport services. A BTA spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Tourism... Read more of this article

BIU “Sets The Record Straight” On W&E Meeting

BIU “Sets The Record Straight” On W&E Meeting

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] said they wish to “set the record straight” with regards to the meeting that was held at BIU Headquarters on Wednesday [April 8] with their members who are employed by the Department of Works & Engineering. The BIU said “the meeting had been scheduled by the management team at the Ministry of... Read more of this article

Condolences On Passing Of Kenyetta Young

Condolences On Passing Of Kenyetta Young

The Progressive Labour Party extended their condolences to the family and friends of union giant Kenyetta Young, who passed away this weekend. According to the BIU’s website, Mr Young was a 17 year old trainee plumber who had not long been out of school when he was attracted to the Union, and by 1965, he “was a full fledged activist when... Read more of this article

Reverend Bernice King To Speak At ESTU Event

Reverend Bernice King To Speak At ESTU Event

Rev. Bernice King, the daughter of legendary civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, will be speaking at the Electricity Supply Trade Union [ESTU] dinner at the Fairmont Southampton on May 2nd. A spokesperson said, “April 11, 1965 marks the start of the Electricity Supply Trade Union, and on May 2, 2015 the Union and its members celebrates... Read more of this article

Unions Served With Legal Process By The Govt

Unions Served With Legal Process By The Govt

The Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] confirmed that they have “been served with legal process by the Bermuda Government in which a permanent injunction is sought further to the events of January this year.” A statement from the BTUC said, “The Bermuda Trade Union Congress by the Bermuda Industrial Union, Bermuda Public Service Union,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dr. E.F. Gordon Remembered

Photos & Video: Dr. E.F. Gordon Remembered

Imagine Bermuda, in collaboration with the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs and the Chewstick Foundation, hosted a celebration of the 120th anniversary of the birth of national hero Dr. E.F Gordon on Friday [Mar 20] in front of City Hall in Hamilton. The program at City Hall included presentations, music, and spoken word by students from... Read more of this article

Hayward: Challenges Of Being A Young Leader

Hayward: Challenges Of Being A Young Leader

[Opinion column written by BPSU President Jason Hayward] There is no doubt that unique challenges are associated with being a young leader. However, once a person realises that they have the ability and the willingness to lead, they should make it their priority to do so. Many young persons have the ability to take on leadership roles but lack the willingness. Everyone... Read more of this article

Videos: BIU President On Drivers Overtime Pay

Videos: BIU President On Drivers Overtime Pay

BIU President Chris Furbert held a press conference yesterday [Mar 10] to provide information on the circumstances involving the bus operators and overtime pay. The press conference followed after a statement from the Ministry of Tourism Development & Transport on Monday [Mar 9] which said an “offer was presented to bus drivers to pay all overtime... Read more of this article

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