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Video: BIU President Holds Press Conference

Video: BIU President Holds Press Conference

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] President Chris Furbert is holding a press conference this afternoon [Aug 23], and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. This follows after the Government confirmed they received an “ultimatum letter” from the BIU President which said that if the Government ”refuses... Read more of this article

Bermuda Credit Union Partners With CUNA

Bermuda Credit Union Partners With CUNA

The Bermuda Credit Union Co-op Society announced its partnership with CUNA Caribbean Insurance Society Limited, with the partnership allowing “members of the Bermuda Credit Union to have access to the CCISL flagship product- the Family Indemnity Plan.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Credit Union Co-op Society has recently announced... Read more of this article

“Call For A General Strike Is Most Unfortunate”

“Call For A General Strike Is Most Unfortunate”

The Government confirmed they received an “ultimatum letter” from the BIU President which said that if the Government ”refuses to make the necessary amendments” to the legislation they will be “calling on its membership for a two day shutdown” which will take effect August 30. A Government spokesperson stated: “The... Read more of this article

Video: BIU Press Conference On Bus Situation

Video: BIU Press Conference On Bus Situation

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] President Chris Furbert is holding a press conference this morning [Aug 20] regarding the bus service. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 20-minute replay is below Related StoriesVideo: BIU... Read more of this article

Bus Dispute Continues, BIU & Govt Statements

Bus Dispute Continues, BIU & Govt Statements

[Updated] The “present bus service dispute is not the responsibility of the members of the Bus Division of the BIU ” as the ”agreement was ratified by the members of the Bus Division this morning and they were ready to go to work,” the BIU said today. This latest statement comes on the fourth day without bus service due to the... Read more of this article

Video: BIU Press Conference On Buses

Video: BIU Press Conference On Buses

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] is holding a press conference this morning [Aug 17] concerning the bus service. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 46-minute replay is below Related StoriesVideo: BIU Bus Division Press Conference Video:... Read more of this article

Interruption In Bus Service On Monday

Interruption In Bus Service On Monday

[Updated: The Ministry confirm there will be an "interruption in bus service" on Monday, 16 August] The Bus Division of the B.I.U “put forward a motion that management must post the winter rosters for pick on Monday, August 16th” and “failing to do so will result in the membership to stand down the service until such time that they... Read more of this article

BEU Extend Condolences To Caisey Family

BEU Extend Condolences To Caisey Family

The Bermuda Entertainment Union [BEU] has extended their condolences to the family of the late Gilbert Charles William ‘Bill’ Caisey. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Entertainment Union [BEU] wish to extend our sincere and deepest condolences to the Family of our dear Bro. Gilbert Charles William ‘Bill’ Caisey. “Bro. ‘Bill’... Read more of this article

BIU On Trucks, Trash, Worker Concerns & More

BIU On Trucks, Trash, Worker Concerns & More

15 to 20 trucks are needed to collect the trash “yet they continue to work with about 6 to 8 trucks” and the “public continue to place things in the trash that they know should not be placed in the trash” such as paint, medical waste, and dog waste, are two of the concerns that Sanitation Workers have. This was explained by... Read more of this article

BEU Holds Executive Committee Election

BEU Holds Executive Committee Election

The Bermuda Entertainment Union held the election of their new Executive Committee on Sunday, July 11th. A spokesperson said, “On Sunday, July 11, 2021, the Bermuda Entertainment Union [BEU] held their Nominations and the Election of their New Executive Committee. “The Trustees of the Bermuda Entertainment Union are pleased to announce the... Read more of this article

BIU President Chris Furbert On SAL Dispute

BIU President Chris Furbert On SAL Dispute

The parties involved in the SAL issue “remain at an impasse on one outstanding issue which they agreed the Labour Relations Section should refer to the Employment and Labour Relations Tribunal for resolution,” BIU President Chris Furbert said. Mr Furbert said, “On Monday July 5th 2021 the Management of SAL trading limited, the Executives... Read more of this article

BIU & BHB Sign Three Year Agreement

BIU & BHB Sign Three Year Agreement

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] and Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] today announced the “completion of negotiations and signing of the three year collective bargaining agreement on behalf of all BIU staff at KEMH and MWI.” “The agreement will last up to October 2021,” a statement said. “To officially complete the process,... Read more of this article

BPSU Appoint Kevin Grant, Linda Bogle-Mienzer

BPSU Appoint Kevin Grant, Linda Bogle-Mienzer

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] announced that Kevin Grant has been appointed as General Secretary, while Linda Bogle-Mienzer has been appointed as Labour Relations Organizer. BPSU President Armell Thomas said, “I am pleased to announce the following Secretariat staff appointments:Bro. Kevin S. Grant MMHRM, CMgr, MCMI, General Secretary “Effective... Read more of this article