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January 14, 2011
Tentative agreement reached between union and the GB Power Company

By DENISE MAYCOCK

Tribune Freeport Reporter

dmaycock@tribunemedia.net

FREEPORT - Minister of Labour and Social Development Dion Foulkes said a tentative agreement has been reached between the Commonwealth Electrical Workers Union (CEWU) and the Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC).

This brings an end to very protracted and difficult negotiations between the two parties who are now expected to sig...

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News Article

October 26, 2010
The need for a new rate structure at GB Power Co.

It is no secret that
much of Grand Bahama Power Company's (GBPC's) electrical generating
equipment is old and inefficient by today's standards.  The oldest unit
we rely on today was originally built over 60 years ago and was brought
to this island as used equipment.

The older the units the more
inefficient and unreliable they become.  They tend to trip off-line more
often and are ...

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September 16, 2010
Impasse between union, Grand Bahama Power Company

By KEVA LIGHTBOURNE
Guardian Senior Reporter
kdl@nasguard.com

A stand-off between management at the Grand Bahama Power Company and the Commonwealth Electrical Workers Union(CEWU)over a deadlock in contract negotiations will result in industrial action,The Guardianhas been told.
CEWU President Leslie Lightbourne has revealed that both sides have reached an impasse with regard to a new three-year a...

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September 08, 2010
Union, power company negotiations at impasse

By CLEOPATRA MURPHY
Freeport News Reporter

Freeport,Grand Bahama-After months of ongoing negotiations between the Commonwealth Electrical Workers Union(CEWU)and the Grand Bahama Power Company(GBPC), the two entities seem no closer to solving their contract dispute.
According to union president Leslie Lightbourne, the two groups have arrived at an impasse as the Grand Bahama Power Company is unwil...

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August 03, 2010
Claims that the GBPC refusing to compensate terminated employee

By DENISE MAYCOCK
Tribune Freeport Reporter
dmaycock@tribunemedia.net

FREEPORT - Commonwealth Electrical Workers Union president Leslie Lightbourne claims the Grand Bahama Power Company is refusing to pay compensation to an employee who was terminated following a drug test earlier this year.
The employee has worked with the company for 36 years and is entitled to severance pay, Lightbourne insist...

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News Article

October 21, 2016
12,000 customers without power

As the effort to fully restore electricity supply to New Providence approaches two weeks since Hurricane Matthew passed, crippling the capital's electrical grid, Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) yesterday admitted there are 12,000 customers who remain in the dark.

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February 17, 2016
Union 'not worried' about jobs

BAHAMAS Electrical Workers Union President Paul Maynard said yesterday he is "not worried" about possible layoffs as officials seek to reorganise staff under the operations of the new Bahamas Power & Light Company Ltd.

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October 25, 2012
JUST IN: BEC UPDATE

The Bahamas Electrical Company says power outages are inevitable but they are taking it "minute by minute" Delmay Seymour of BEC emergency services told The Tribune today.

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