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BIU President: ‘There Are Double Standards’

BIU President: ‘There Are Double Standards’

[Updated] There are “inconsistencies” in the guidelines during our lockdown, BIU President Chris Furbert said today, adding that there are ”double standards being practiced” with certain big businesses being granted exemptions, while small Bermudian businesses are not allowed to operate. BIU President Chris Furbert said, “As... Read more of this article

BEU Extends Condolences To Burch Family

BEU Extends Condolences To Burch Family

The Bermuda Entertainment Union expressed their condolences to the family of David “Papa D” Burch. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Entertainment Union are very saddened by the sudden loss of David ‘Papa D’ Burch, a talented musician and outspoken political activist. “He was the founder of the popular singing group, The Rainbows,... Read more of this article

Entertainment Union Office Hours Of Operation

Entertainment Union Office Hours Of Operation

The Bermuda Entertainment Union [BEU] is advising the public that its office will be open from 11:00am until 2:00pm on weekdays. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Entertainment Union [BEU] wishes to advice the public that our office will be open to accept New Membership Applications and Membership Renewal Dues in preparation for our long anticipated... Read more of this article

Bermuda Entertainment Union AGM Postponed

Bermuda Entertainment Union AGM Postponed

The Bermuda Entertainment Union [BEU] ‘s Annual General Meeting [AGM] will be postponed until further notice. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Entertainment Union regrets to inform our members and the public that our Annual General Meeting [AGM] scheduled to be held on March 28th, 2021 at Centennial Hall, at St. Paul’s AME Church will be... Read more of this article

BUT ‘Closely Monitoring’ Covid Cases In Schools

BUT ‘Closely Monitoring’ Covid Cases In Schools

The Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] is “closely monitoring the most recent wave of Covid-19 cases in some schools” and said that “in the event that this current wave is not arrested and cases continue to rise” they “will be seeking more comprehensive action, which will include the possibility of a return to remote learning.” Over... Read more of this article

Entertainment Union Tribute To Kenneth Bean

Entertainment Union Tribute To Kenneth Bean

The Bermuda Entertainment Union expressed their condolences to the family of Kenneth “Kenny” Vivian Bean Jr who passed away on Sunday. A spokesperson said, “It is with a heavy heart and deep sadness that we have to inform you that our beloved Bermuda Entertainment Union Trustee, Mr. Kenneth “Kenny” Vivian Bean Jr., passed on Sunday morning,... Read more of this article

BPSU: ‘Tribute To Three Great Public Officers’

BPSU: ‘Tribute To Three Great Public Officers’

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU]  paid tribute to the late Dr. Joseph Christopher, Kenneth Richardson, and Heather Jacobs Matthews, saying “their combined legacy and influence also extended around the globe” and “allowed them to leave an indelible imprint.” A statement from the BPSU said, “Within the past week,... Read more of this article

BEU Extends Condolences To Burgess Family

BEU Extends Condolences To Burgess Family

The Bermuda Entertainment Union expressed their condolences to the family of Quinton ‘Tiny’ Burgess. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Entertainment Union are very saddened by the loss of Quinton ‘Tiny’ Burgess, a Giant of a man in the Entertainment Industry. “He played in numerous local bands, most notably, for many years with The Joe Wiley... Read more of this article

Teachers Union Pay Tribute To Dr. Christopher

Teachers Union Pay Tribute To Dr. Christopher

The Bermuda Union of Teachers paid tribute to Dr. Joseph Christopher, saying that “his recent passing represents a significant loss to the education fraternity in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “With heavy hearts, the Bermuda Union of Teachers today reflects on the life of Dr. Joseph Christopher. His recent passing represents a significant... Read more of this article

BPSU: ‘Budget Strikes The Appropriate Balance’

BPSU: ‘Budget Strikes The Appropriate Balance’

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] said the 2021/22 Budget ”strikes the appropriate balance” has a ”pragmatic approach provides relief for the unemployed and aims for economic recovery as well as financial reforms.” BPSU President Armell Thomas said, “The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] believes that the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Premier, Finance Minister Meet With Unions

Premier, Finance Minister Meet With Unions

Premier David Burt and Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson hosted a luncheon for representatives of Bermuda’s Unions yesterday [Feb 28] to discuss the 2021 Budget. A Government spokesperson said,  “In attendance was Armell Thomas, President of the Bermuda Public Services Union, Nishanthi Bailey, President of Bermuda Union of Teachers, Marcus... Read more of this article

BPSU On Yesterday’s Bus Service Interruption

BPSU On Yesterday’s Bus Service Interruption

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] said they would like to provide “clarity regarding yesterday’s interruption to Bermuda’s bus service,” saying that while they recognise the inconvenience caused, employers have a legal obligation to provide a working environment that “ensures the safety, health and wellbeing of all employees.” A... Read more of this article

Tributes Paid To Stan “Lord Necktie” Seymour

Tributes Paid To Stan “Lord Necktie” Seymour

“An icon in his own right, Stan was a gifted song writer, composer and singer,” the Minister said following the passing of Stan “Lord Necktie” Seymour. Bermuda Entertainment Union A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Entertainment Union [BEU] family expresses their deepest sympathies on the death of Mr. Stan “Lord Necktie” Seymour. “Mr.... Read more of this article