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BPSU On Workplace Bullying & Harassment

BPSU On Workplace Bullying & Harassment

“The BPSU is deeply committed to continue its work to ensure the workplace is a healthy environment, free of bullying, harassment, and discrimination,” BPSU President Armell Thomas said. Mr Thomas said, “One of the core principles of the Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] is that all workers have the fundamental right to be treated... Read more of this article

BPSU Announces Four Staff Appointments

BPSU Announces Four Staff Appointments

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] announced four new appointments and changes involving Edward Ball, Kevin Grant, Lloyquita Symonds, and Joan Wagacha. BPSU President Armell Thomas said, “On behalf of the Bermuda Public Services Union, I am pleased to announce the following Secretariat staff appointments:Bro. Edward G. Ball Jr., JP, LLB, FCMI “Effective... Read more of this article

Video: BUT Celebrating World Teachers’ Day

Video: BUT Celebrating World Teachers’ Day

The Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] is taking part in Education International’s 24 hour virtual celebration “highlighting teachers around the world to commemorate World Teachers’ Day 2020.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Union of Teachers is proud to share our address to Education International, who will be hosting a 24 hour... 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

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

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

Advisory: BIU Offices Close On Sept 4 & Sept 7

Advisory: BIU Offices Close On Sept 4 & Sept 7

The BIU offices will close Friday [Sept 4] at 1:00pm out of respect for the late Calvin Smith who will be laid to rest, and on Monday [Sept 7] in celebration of Labour Day. A spokesperson said, “BIU President, Chris Furbert has advised that the offices of the Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] will close at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, September 4, 2020 out... Read more of this article

Video: BIU President On Hotels & Docks

Video: BIU President On Hotels & Docks

Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] President Chris Furbert is holding a press conference today [Aug 26] to discuss matters pertaining to the hotels and Stevedoring Services Ltd, and you can watch live below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 36-minute replay is below Related StoriesMinister Attends BIU Housekeeping... Read more of this article

People Urged To Support Entertainment Union

People Urged To Support Entertainment Union

The Bermuda Entertainment Union [BEU] is urging all those in the entertainment industry to become members of their Union so they can “further enhance employment opportunities.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Entertainment Union [BEU] supports Bermudian entertainers 100%, in particular, those who are paid-up members of our trade union. “We... Read more of this article

POA: ‘Proposal Has Been Unanimously Rejected’

POA: ‘Proposal Has Been Unanimously Rejected’

The Government’s “cost-cutting proposal has been unequivocally and unanimously rejected by the membership,” the Bermuda Prison Officers Association said today. A spokesperson said, “The POA has advised the Cabinet that their cost-cutting proposal has been unequivocally and unanimously rejected by the membership. “The POA... Read more of this article