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BELCO: ‘Regular Service Has Resumed’

BELCO: ‘Regular Service Has Resumed’

[Updated] “Regular service at the cashier and customer service departments has resumed,” BELCO said this morning [Oct 5], which follows after they said yesterday that the departments were closed due to “Union action pending.” Yesterday morning the company posted a social media update saying “with Union action pending, BELCO... Read more of this article

Premier Burt: ‘Even A Monopoly Must Act Right’

Premier Burt: ‘Even A Monopoly Must Act Right’

“The Government is committed to supporting fair business practices that meet the highest standard of corporate community responsibility,” Premier David Burt said today, adding that “even a monopoly must act right.” Background Summary Yesterday BELCO’s parent company Ascendant Group announced the “departure” of four senior executives... Read more of this article

Electrical Trade Union Instituting Work-To-Rule

Electrical Trade Union Instituting Work-To-Rule

“The Electrical Supply Trade Union [ESTU] will be instituting a work-to-rule and demand the immediate reinstatement of the four qualified, displaced Bermudians,” the BTUC said today, adding that they hope the “Board of Directors meet with the ESTU to bring a speedy resolve to this current impasse.” Background Summary Yesterday BELCO’s... Read more of this article

Updating: BELCO Staff Gather Outside Building

Updating: BELCO Staff Gather Outside Building

[Updating] BELCO staff are currently gathering outside the building this morning [Oct 4], and BELCO has stated that “with Union action pending, BELCO cashiers and customer service representatives will be closed until further notice.”Yesterday BELCO’s parent company Ascendant Group announced the “departure” of four senior executives... Read more of this article

Reverend Bernice King Visits Cabinet Office

Reverend Bernice King Visits Cabinet Office

Yesterday [May 4], Premier Michael Dunkley welcomed Rev. Dr. Bernice King, daughter of legendary civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, to the Cabinet Office.Premier Dunkley and Rev. King, discussed an array of matters, including social justice, her work with the King Centre and her commitment to honour the legacy of her parents.Rev. King who... 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

Electricity Supply Trade Union Joins Protest

Electricity Supply Trade Union Joins Protest

Members of the Electricity Supply Trade Union [ESTU] were asked to join Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] members “as a sign of solidarity,” and workers have answered the call, arriving at Union Square this morning [Jan 28], as the dispute between the BTUC and Government enters the third day. A post on the ESTU’s Facebook page early... Read more of this article

ESTU Set To Celebrate Its 50th Anniversary

ESTU Set To Celebrate Its 50th Anniversary

The Electricity Supply Trade Union [ESTU] is getting set to celebrate 50 years since its inception following the BELCO riots of 1965, with the organisation saying that it has “never lost focus on its role to ensure equality in the work place.” The ESTU was officially launched on February 2, 1965. The celebration will include a week of community... Read more of this article

Staff Protest Over Hand Scanning Time-Keeping

Staff Protest Over Hand Scanning Time-Keeping

Several dozen Bermuda Gas and BELCO employee gathered outside BELCO this morning [Jan 29], expressing displeasure over Bermuda Gas’ implementation of a biometrics hand scanning time-keeping system. A BELCO spokesperson said: “The Electricity Supply Trade Union [ESTU] held a meeting beginning at 8 a.m. this morning in the Company headquarters... Read more of this article