Disputes

Shanty Legal Fight: Smith Warns Govt Cannot Use Dorian To Take Away People€™s Property Rights
Shanty Legal Fight: Smith Warns Govt Cannot Use Dorian To Take Away People’s Property Rights

September 20, 2019

ATTORNEY Fred Smith says the property rights of residents from The Mudd and Pigeon Peas survived Hurricane Dorian's destruction of buildings in their communities.

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Committee wants rules governing Harbour Island Commonage amended

August 30, 2019

The Harbour Island Commonage Committee is hoping to change commonage rules so that it can properly do business with the government as it relates to the redevelopment of the North Eleuthera airport, which sits on commonage land...

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Haitians hurt by move to suspend visas
Haitians hurt by move to suspend visas

August 30, 2019

HAITIAN Foreign Minister Bocchit Edmond said yesterday that the suspension of visa issuance to Haitian nationals is damaging to the people of his country...

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Union delays challenge to strike order
Union delays challenge to strike order

August 30, 2019

A HEARING about whether the Bahamas Doctors Union breached the Industrial Relations Act and will remain restrained from participating in a strike was adjourned yesterday...

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Doctors have been too patient with government

August 29, 2019

As the nation grapples with the strike action by medical doctors, after failed attempts by the government to avert it, the pain is that the strikers' demands are very familiar. It's true that there may be anger with junior doctors in the short [...]

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PHA expects resumption of services following injuction order
PHA expects resumption of services following injuction order

August 28, 2019

The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) expects the resumption of normal operations at it's hospitals and clinics following an injunction granted by the courts this afternoon advising members of the Bahamas Doctors Union (BDU) to return to work forthwith...

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Doctors remain on strike
Doctors remain on strike

August 28, 2019

The junior doctors continued to engage in industrial action today, despite a Supreme Court injunction that ordered them to return to work, according to a statement from Public Hospitals Authority (PHA). "...

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Amazon fires: Brazil to reject G7 offer of $22m aid

August 28, 2019

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has ruled out accepting a G7 offer of aid to fight fires in the Amazon rainforest unless he gets an apology from his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron...

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Court order after doctors defiant
Court order after doctors defiant

August 28, 2019

Supreme Court Justice Ian Winder yesterday ordered that the Bahamas Doctors Union (BDU) instruct its members to return to work, effectively ending the union’s strike action, according to information obtained from the Office of the Attorney General...

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Get back to work: Govt wins court order forcing halt to strike action
Get back to work: Govt wins court order forcing halt to strike action

August 28, 2019

BAHAMAS Doctors Union has been blocked from taking further industrial action against the government and ordered to return to work after an injunction was granted yesterday by Supreme Court Justice Ian Winder...

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'Strike is now illegal' claims hospital authority
'Strike is now illegal' claims hospital authority

August 27, 2019

The Public Hospitals Authority last night claimed the Bahamas Doctors Union strike was now illegal following further demands by officials...

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Doctors to pursue another strike vote
Doctors to pursue another strike vote

August 27, 2019

Bahamas Doctors Union (BDU) President Dr. Melisande Bassett said while the government may have won the first battle, the war is still ongoing, as she pledged to pursue a strike vote for four other trade disputes the union has filed. Her comments come one day [...]

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Hotelier wants a level playing field with Airbnb
Hotelier wants a level playing field with Airbnb

August 27, 2019

Vacation home rentals websites like Airbnb continue to be a vexing problem for hotel owners, owner of the Sandpiper Inn Dr. Larry Carroll said yesterday, adding that it is a problem that those in the hotel industry are trying to address. Carroll, who will be [...]

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Junior doctors accuse PHA of ambushing their meeting with director of labor

August 23, 2019

The post Junior doctors accuse PHA of ambushing their meeting with director of labor appeared first on The Nassau Guardian...

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PMH REDUCED TO EMERGENCIES ONLY AFTER INDUSTRIAL ACTION BY THE BDU
PMH REDUCED TO EMERGENCIES ONLY AFTER INDUSTRIAL ACTION BY THE BDU

August 23, 2019

The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) regrets to advise members of the public that the recent industrial action taken by members of the Bahamas Doctors Union (BDU) has resulted in services being reduced to emergencies only...

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Doctors strike day two - 'it's not just about pay'
Doctors strike day two - 'it's not just about pay'

August 23, 2019

THE junior doctors' strike continued for a second day yesterday, despite their union having a "favourable" meeting with Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis on Wednesday...

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'We are not putting the public at risk'
'We are not putting the public at risk'

August 23, 2019

As junior doctors continued their second day of strike action, Bahamas Doctors Union (BDU) President Dr. Melisande Bassett yesterday insisted that the physicians will ensure that no patient is in “danger”...

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Haitians in dark over visa ban
Haitians in dark over visa ban

August 23, 2019

HAITI'S Foreign Affairs Minister Bocchit Edmond said yesterday he hoped the government's decision to suspend visa services to Haitians would be resolved quickly...

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BPSU won't be 'muzzled' by PHA
BPSU won't be 'muzzled' by PHA

August 22, 2019

Kimsley Ferguson.Dozens of Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) employees demonstrated in front of the hospital yesterday, demanding that the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) stop "stalling" the renegotiation of their industrial agreement...

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Public service workers to march in protest

August 22, 2019

PUBLIC service workers have planned a major withdrawal of services for this morning in protest of the government's unwillingness to immediately give them a $1,200 lump sum payment...

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