Former workers want to see Mark Finlayson jailed over the failure ailed to obey previous Supreme Court Orders to hand over funds to the defunct supermarket chain’s employee pension fund.
Former employees of the failed City Markets chain are outraged over the defunct company’s trick to transfer the pension plan trust to a new company.
Union chiefs and striking workers could face jail time and hefty fines if they breach labour laws. Workers are upset over BEC’s more efficient shift system and the loss of ridiculous overtime wages.
BEC filed a trade dispute and Labour Minister Shane Gibson ordered the workers back to work since the matter has been referred to the Industrial Tribunal.
More than 100 BEC employees walked off the job yesterday in support of a union executive who was suspended and another employee who had been terminated “without cause”.
Top hotel executives from Atlantis and Baha Mar, representing some of the biggest employers in the country, are very concerned about the government’s recent announcement on work permits.
A new payment system was implemented after discovering that BEC workers contracted to simply disconnect/reconnect accounts have been earning as much as $95,000 a year.
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Bahamians now thrust onto the unemployment line walked to their Office of the Prime Minister, and what did the Prime Minister do? Order that the police stop them from being able to access the office.