No sensible politician or civil servant can expect to entice a deep-pocketed individual or business to come into The Bahamas to do business and not wish to bring in his/her own experts relative to the business or project at hand.
We all agree that Bahamians should be entitled to every opportunity possible in The Bahamas. It is our country. Such nationalism, however, should not evolve to impractical exclusionist immigration policies.
A prominent businessman stated that public sector trade unions are “fleecing and bankrupting the country” through unsustainable and non-contributory pension schemes.
The Prime Minister owes an apology to many people for his mishandling of this labour issue beginning with the dismissed workers, the Chinese Ambassador whose celebration he marred, Mr Izmirlian and Mr Sands.
Please allow me this opportunity as a Bahamian to speak out against contractual and independent employee agreements which represent some form of bullying.
Web shop chiefs are secretly planning to cut expenses by laying off hundreds of web shop workers and replacing them with automatic lottery machines, according to industry insiders.
The government is involved in ongoing negotiations over Elizabeth Thompson’s reinstatement at BTC. BTC and union chiefs have been in discussions since Thompson’s firing in October.
It is a terrifying time for young Bahamians entering the workforce and those who can seek opportunities outside the country furthering the ‘brain drain’ but how can the Bahamas excite the new generation to believe in the Bahamas?
The obligatory inclusion of 15 percent gratuity is without a doubt a point of frustration for most diners. Gratuity in The Bahamas is not so much a reflection of service but more an inflation of 15 percent in the price of food at a restaurant.