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BIU To Hold Weekly Protests Starting Sept 13

BIU To Hold Weekly Protests Starting Sept 13

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] said that a “weekly protest will take effect as of the week of September 13″ and “the protest will continue until the Government comes back to the table in good faith to engage in dialogue to reach a fair resolution of this matter.”A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU]... Read more of this article

Photos: Second Day Of BIU Protest March

Photos: Second Day Of BIU Protest March

Members of the Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] as well as some other supporters gathered again today [Aug 31] to protest an aspect contained in the Trade Union & Labour Relations [Consolidation] Act 2021. The BIU called for their non-essential members to gather for two days in protest of the latest legislation, which the Government has said they... Read more of this article

Live Videos & Updates: BIU Members Gather

Live Videos & Updates: BIU Members Gather

[Updating] Some members of the Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] gathered at Union Square starting at 8.00am on Monday morning and the protest is expected to continue on Tuesday [Aug 31] and we will provide updates as able. The BIU called for their non-essential members to gather for two days in protest of the latest legislation, which the Government... Read more of this article

9 Videos: BIU March, Govt Statement, BNV

9 Videos: BIU March, Govt Statement, BNV

Some members of the Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] gathered yesterday [Aug 30] at Union Square and marched through Hamilton to protest an aspect contained in the Trade Union & Labour Relations [Consolidation] Act 2021. You can view nine videos covering the various events yesterday, and the protest is expected to continue today, and you can follow... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Interview With BIU Officials

Video: BNV Interview With BIU Officials

Officials from Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] are joining Bernews this evening [Aug 30] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series. This follows after today’s gathering and march by the BIU, which you can follow via our live updates and videos here.The issue the BIU is protesting is an aspect contained in the Trade Union &... Read more of this article

Video: BIU Hold Press Conference

Video: BIU Hold Press Conference

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] is holding a press conference this afternoon [Aug 30] and the live video is below. This press conference follows after this morning’s gathering and march through Hamilton. The best way to follow the matter is to view our live updates and videos here. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 33-minute... Read more of this article

Photo Set II: BIU Members Gather & March

Photo Set II: BIU Members Gather & March

Buses and ferries are suspended and some other services have been impacted as some members of the Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] gathered today [Aug 30] at Union Square and marched through Hamilton to protest of aspect contained in the Trade Union & Labour Relations [Consolidation] Act 2021. The BIU called for their non-essential members to gather... Read more of this article

Photo Set I: BIU Members Gather & March

Photo Set I: BIU Members Gather & March

Some members of the Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] gathered today [Aug 30] at Union Square and marched through Hamilton to protest an aspect contained in the Trade Union & Labour Relations [Consolidation] Act 2021. The BIU called for their non-essential members to gather for two days in protest of the latest legislation, which the Government has... Read more of this article

Services Impacted Due To Industrial Action

Services Impacted Due To Industrial Action

The buses and ferries are not operating today [Aug 30] due to the industrial action, the Government has confirmed. A Government spokesperson said, “As a note here are some of the public services that were impacted due to today’s industrial action.No buses No ferries Parks maintenance – no landscaping of parks and beaches; no trash collection... Read more of this article

Video: Deputy Premier Roban & Minister Hayward

Video: Deputy Premier Roban & Minister Hayward

[Updated] “The law will not be amended and we will stand firm in our position,” Deputy Premier Walter Roban said today [Aug 30]. The Deputy Premier was speaking at a press conference, along with Minister of Labour Jason Hayward,. The press conference has just concluded and we will have the full text later on, and in the meantime the live... Read more of this article

PLP Chairperson Statement On Union Matter

PLP Chairperson Statement On Union Matter

“We are a Labour Party and we have not turned our backs on the Unions,” PLP Chairperson Dawn Simmons said, adding that in ”this instance, however, the BIU and the Government do not agree.” Ms Simmons said, “The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] supports the Government’s position on decertification as outlined in the... Read more of this article

Acting Premier On Planned Work Stoppage

Acting Premier On Planned Work Stoppage

“The next two days will hurt those who can least afford it,” said Acting Premier Walter Roban on the eve of a planned two day work stoppage by some members of the Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU]. “Families will be under more pressure, working women and men will have added stress and businesses will be faced with even more uncertainty. All of... Read more of this article

BIU Timeline On Government Legislation

BIU Timeline On Government Legislation

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] has released one page document — with the header “A brief history of how Government has used the law in an attempt to cripple the union and restrict the rights of union workers” — showing a timeline of legislation and their comments on the impact. This comes as the BIU has called for a two day... Read more of this article