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December 06, 2013
Christie confirms state-owned Chinese company seeks BEC contract

Prime Minister Perry Christie has confirmed the involvement of a state-owned Chinese company in the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) reform process, but indicated that it is not yet clear if they will make it through to the next round.
Meanwhile, the prime minister revealed that he was set to participate in a meeting yesterday afternoon in which the question of who will advance to the next st...

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July 01, 2011
New Grand Bahama Power Company Chief addresses GBCC Summit

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island  - The Bahamas Weekly is pleased to present herewith this second video of the multi-part series of presentations delivered at The Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce' Economic Development Summit that took place June 10th, 2011. In this segment you will get the opportunity to hear from Sarah MacDonald, the newly appointed President
and CEO of the Grand Bahama Power Comp...

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BTC: 'No Full Assessment Of Disruptions Until All Power Is Restored'
October 29, 2012
BTC: 'No Full Assessment Of Disruptions Until All Power Is Restored'

A full assessment of how Hurricane Sandy contributed to the disruptions of the country's telecommunications services cannot be completed until the Bahamas Electricity Corporation restores full electrical power, a BTC official said yesterday.

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September 19, 2012
Union busting claim in GB

FREEPORT - The Commonwealth Electrical Workers Union is accusing the Grand Bahama Power Company of union busting and not engaging in good labour relations.

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Statement on Customs Immigration Industrial Action - Labour Minister Dion Foulkes
April 16, 2012
Statement on Customs & Immigration Industrial Action - Labour Minister Dion Foulkes

Pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Industrial Relation Act I have referred the Trade Industrial disputes which respect to the Customs and Immigration Union and The Commonwealth Electrical Workers Union (CEWU) (Grand Bahama Power Company) to the Industrial Tribunal.

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April 13, 2012
Senator Foulkes: Customs and Immigration Officers must now return to regular employment duties

Nassau, Bahamas- The following is a Statement by Senator The Hon Dion A. Foulkes, Minister of Labour and Social Development:

Pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Industrial Relation
Act  I have referred the Trade Industrial disputes which respect
to the Customs and Immigration Union and The Commonwealth Electrical
Workers Union (CEWU) (Grand Bahama Power Company) to the Indust...

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Statement on Customs Immigration Industrial Action - Labour Minister Dion Foulkes
April 13, 2012
Statement on Customs & Immigration Industrial Action - Labour Minister Dion Foulkes

Pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Industrial Relation Act I have referred the Trade Industrial disputes which respect to the Customs and Immigration Union and The Commonwealth Electrical Workers Union (CEWU) (Grand Bahama Power Company) to the Industrial Tribunal.

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February 05, 2011
Union and GB power company sign new deal

After a failed attempt to sign an industrial agreement between the Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) and the Commonwealth Electrical Workers Union (CEWU) earlier this week, both parties finally sealed the deal yesterday.
At the signing at the Department of Labour, Minister of Labour and Social Development Dion Foulkes advised both sides to work towards creating more trust between the union and com...

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February 03, 2011
GB Power Company agreement signing postponed

By DENISE MAYCOCK

Tribune Freeport Reporter

dmaycock@tribunemedia.net

FREEPORT - The signing of a new industrial agreement for workers at the Grand Power Company did not take place as expected at the Department of Labour.

The signing was scheduled for 2pm on Wednesday afternoon, however it was postponed after concerns were raised by management and the union.

In January, the GB Power Company a...

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January 31, 2011
GBPC and CEWU to sign industrial contract

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama - In another two days, executives of the Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) and the Commonwealth Electrical Workers Union (CEWU) are expected to converge again, this time to sign the long-awaited new industrial contract.
The signing will officially mark the end of the almost year-long tug-of-war both sides have endured, which, at times, was contentious.
In fact, just days bef...

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