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Video: Minister Jason Hayward On Labour Day

Video: Minister Jason Hayward On Labour Day

“I want you to know that you are valued and the work you do is much appreciated,” Minister of Labour Jason Hayward told attendees at today’s Labour Day celebrations. Minister Hayward — the former President of the BPSU — said, “While I have given numerous speeches in recognition of the annual Labour Day celebrations, this... Read more of this article

Photo Set II: 2020 Labour Day Celebrations

Photo Set II: 2020 Labour Day Celebrations

The annual Labour Day celebrations were held today [Sept 7] with people gathering on Union Square before marching through Hamilton, as they celebrated the 39th anniversary of Labour Day. You can view a 2-hour video replay of this morning’s event here, and all our coverage of this year, and past years, Labour Day by clicking here. Related... Read more of this article

Photos: 2020 Labour Day Parade & Speeches

Photos: 2020 Labour Day Parade & Speeches

The annual Labour Day celebrations were held today [Sept 7] with people gathering on Union Square to hear speeches from Union Leaders and Government leaders, before marching through Hamilton. We will have an additional set of photos later on, and you can view a 2-hour video replay of this morning’s event here, and all our coverage of this year,... Read more of this article

2 Hour Video: Labour Day Speeches & March

2 Hour Video: Labour Day Speeches & March

[Updated] The annual Labour Day celebration is taking place today [Sept 7] with people gathering on Union Square where speakers will address the crowd, before the march through Hamilton is held. We will have photos and additional coverage later on and in the meantime, the live video replay is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 2-hour... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader’s Labour Day Message

Opposition Leader’s Labour Day Message

[Labour Day message from Opposition Leader Craig Cannonier] Monday marks one of the most important days in Bermuda’s calendar – Labour Day. The One Bermuda Alliance has always supported the labour movement and will continue to do so. Leaders like Ottiwell Simmons were instrumental in building a stronger Bermuda and enhancing and protecting workers’... Read more of this article

BSX Will Be Closed For The Labour Day Holiday

BSX Will Be Closed For The Labour Day Holiday

The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] will be closed on Monday, September 7, in observance of the Labour Day holiday. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] advises that the Exchange will be closed on Monday, 07 September 2020, in observance of the Bermuda Labour Day Public Holiday. The BSX will re-open on Tuesday, 08 September 2020.” Related... 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, 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 StoriesMarketPlace Labour Day Holiday Store Hours BSX Will Be Closed For Labour Day Holiday BSX... Read more of this article

Labour Day Message From The BPSU President

Labour Day Message From The BPSU President

[Labour Day message from BPSU President Armell Thomas] As reflected in the theme, this year’s Labour Day serves to emphasise the importance of working collaboratively through these unprecedented times. A collective effort will be required to tackle the devastating impact that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have both locally and internationally.... Read more of this article

Labour Day March To Be Held On Monday

Labour Day March To Be Held On Monday

The annual Labour Day March will be held this year, the Bermuda Industrial Union has advised, with the march set to leave BIU Headquarters at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 7th. A spokesperson said, “Please be advised that the Annual Labour Day March will be held this year as normal. The march will leave BIU Headquarters at 10:00 a.m. using the... Read more of this article

Labour Day Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

Labour Day Holiday Garbage Collection Advisory

The Ministry of Public Works is advising the public that due to the Labour Day holiday, household waste that would normally be collected on Monday September 7, will instead be collected on Saturday [Sept 5]. A Government spokesperson said, “Additionally, West End recycling will be collected on Thursday September 10, while East End recyclables will... Read more of this article

“Mock Sobriety” Testing On Labor Day Weekend

“Mock Sobriety” Testing On Labor Day Weekend

The Bermuda Road Safety Council [BRSC] will be conducting “Mock Sobriety” testing over the Labour Day holiday weekend. BRSC Chairman Dennis Lister III said, “The Bermuda Road Safety Council [BRSC] would like to advise the public that over the Labour Day holiday weekend, it will be out conducting ‘Mock Sobriety’ testing. “This... Read more of this article

Triathlon: BTA Labour Day Home Event Results

Triathlon: BTA Labour Day Home Event Results

Geoff Smith won the Bermuda Triathlon Association Labour Day Home Event in Harrington Sound. Smith was clocked at 1.01.16 over the approximate Sprint Distance of a 700m Swim, 18K Bike and 4.6K Run distance, Steve Smith finished second and Will Green finished third with a time of 1.06.05. Approximate Sprint Distance [700m swim; 18K bike - 4.6K run]1.01.16... Read more of this article

Photo Set II: 2019 Labour Day Celebrations

Photo Set II: 2019 Labour Day Celebrations

The annual Labour Day celebrations were held on Monday [Sept 2] with people gathering on Union Square before marching through Hamilton, as they celebrated the 38th anniversary. The morning started out with a prayer from Rev Nicholas Tweed and then BIU President Chris Furbert announced that the name of labour icon Ottiwell Simmons has been added... Read more of this article