President of the Bahamas Electrical Workers Union said they are petitioning to have their secretary-general suspended from union business.
Baha Mar is in union talks over employee severance packages before the closure of the Wyndham Nassau Resort.
Minister of Education Desmond Bannister and Bahamas Union of Teachers sign a new agreement for teachers’ health Insurance coverage, April 18
Two assistant general managers at the Bahamas Electricity Corporation were fired. No reason was given so far. Both were suspended for outages in Abaco in 2011 and have a court case pending
Emera-acquired Grand Bahama Power Co. was on the verge of a labour disruption when union workers voted to strike. The Bahamian government ordered a cooling off period.
The union is stirring trouble at BTC saying they want more, while the company says it needs to stay competitive to survive.
Following a meeting with Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham, union officials ordered Customs and Immigration officers in the Bahamas to revert to a standard public servant work schedule of 9am to 5pm from Monday to Friday.
After an eight-day closure and tenuous union negotiations, KFC is back in business.
Bahamas Electrical Utility Managerial Union President Irvin Dean said they are preparing for a “shock and awe” strike campaign if the executive management team of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) does not come to a concensus with his union over pay increases and a new industrial agreement.