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Photos & Video: 2021 Labour Day Road Race

Photos & Video: 2021 Labour Day Road Race

The annual Labour Day 5K Road Race took place this morning [Sept 6], with Teddy Shum and Gayle Lindsay racing to victory. Hosted by the Swan’s Running Club, Teddy Shum clocked a winning time of 16:25, with Sean Trott finishing second in 16:49, and Domico Watson finished third with a time of 17:11. Start of Labour Day 5K Road RaceGayle Lindsay... Read more of this article

Video & Results: Labour Day 5K Road Race

Video & Results: Labour Day 5K Road Race

[Updated] The island is marking Labour Day today [Sept 6] and while there is not an official Labour Day March scheduled the annual 5k road race and walk is being held, hosted by the Swan’s Running Club. We will update with the results as able once the race concludes, and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded... Read more of this article

Watch Over 70 Videos From Past Labour Days

Watch Over 70 Videos From Past Labour Days

As the island marks Labour Day today [Sept 6] you can take a look back at previous Labour Day events spanning the past decade via Bernews Labour Day video archives, with hours of footage of the speeches, marches, banquets, and more here on Bernews TV. Brief animation scroll of some of the Labour Day section on Bernews.TV: Related... Read more of this article

Minister Jason Hayward’s Labour Day Message

Minister Jason Hayward’s Labour Day Message

[Labour Day message from Minister of Labour Jason Hayward] Happy Labour Day to the workers of Bermuda! As we celebrate this day, I take this opportunity to give my sincere thanks and gratitude to each and every worker for the contributions you make to our Island home. The previous year has been a tumultuous journey, and I salute all of you for braving... Read more of this article

MarketPlace Labour Day Holiday Store Hours

MarketPlace Labour Day Holiday Store Hours

MarketPlace provided information about their opening hours during the Labour Day holiday — which will take place this Monday [Sept 6] — with their graphic stating that their Shelly Bay, Heron Bay, Modern Mart, and Pricerite Warwick stores will be open from 8.00am to 6.00pm. Related StoriesBSX Will Be Closed For... Read more of this article

‘Reflect On Sacrifices Made By Our Forefathers’

‘Reflect On Sacrifices Made By Our Forefathers’

“We encourage everyone to celebrate Labour Day this year by taking the time to reflect on the sacrifices made by our forefathers to establish the rights, protections, and benefits that we are afforded today,” Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] President Armell Thomas said. Mr Thomas said, “It is important now more than ever to celebrate... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader’s Labour Day Message

Opposition Leader’s Labour Day Message

[Labour Day message from Opposition Leader Cole Simons] Labor Day belongs to the hard-working men and women of Bermuda. They have worked hard and continue to work hard to build a better life for themselves and their families. On this day, they deserve to relax and to enjoy some hard-earned rest and relaxation. Over the years Bermuda’s successive Governments,... Read more of this article

Labour Day Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

Labour Day Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

The Ministry of Public Works issued an advisory about changes to the garbage collection schedule due to the Labour Day holiday. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works advises that due to the Labour Day holiday on Monday, 6 September, garbage will not be collected on that day. “Garbage collection days for the 6, 7,... Read more of this article

Sept 6: Swan’s Running Club Labour Day Race

Sept 6: Swan’s Running Club Labour Day Race

Swan’s Running Club is getting set to host the Labour Day 5K Road Race on Monday, September 6. A spokesperson said, “Please be advised that the Swan’s Running Club Labor Day Race is on. There will be a new route this year. This 5K race will be the start of the road race season. Register at www.racedayworld.com. “There is a limit of 100 participants.... Read more of this article

BSX Will Be Closed For Labour Day Holiday

BSX Will Be Closed For Labour Day Holiday

The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] will be closed on Monday, September 6, in observance of the Labour Day holiday. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] advises that the Exchange will be closed on Monday, 6th, September 2021, in observance of the Bermuda Labour Day Public Holiday. The BSX will re-open on Tuesday, 7th, September 2021.” Related... Read more of this article

Premier: ‘We Will Always Stand With Labour’

Premier: ‘We Will Always Stand With Labour’

“We will always serve workers, we will always stand strong with labour,” Premier David Burt said, adding that “we will continue our collective work to dismantle the Two Bermudas and replace it with One Bermuda.” Speaking at Monday’s Labour Day event, Premier Burt said, “Good Morning Brothers and Sisters; Workers,... Read more of this article

Photo Set III: 2020 Labour Day Celebrations

Photo Set III: 2020 Labour Day Celebrations

The annual Labour Day celebrations were held yesterday [Sept 7] with people gathering on Union Square to hear speeches from Union Leaders and Government leaders, before marching through Hamilton. You can view a 2-hour video replay of yesterday’s event here, and our first two sets of photo galleries plus all our coverage of this year, and past years,... Read more of this article

Video: BPSU President Labour Day Speech

Video: BPSU President Labour Day Speech

“Today we pause to give thanks to those who laid the foundation of Bermuda’s labour movement, to those who continue the fight and, most importantly, to all workers of Bermuda,” BPSU President Armell Thomas said. Speaking at yesterday’s Labour Day celebration, Mr Thomas said, “Let me first thank each & every one of you for coming... Read more of this article