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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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August 25, 2014
Wilson: 'Multi-fuel' approach to power most strategic

Franklyn Wilson, chairman of FOCOL Holdings, has thrown his support behind the government selecting a company which will implement a "multi-fuel" approach to electricity generation as part of its efforts to reform the Bahamas Electricity Corporation and reduce power costs.
Wilson was contacted to respond to comments made by Chairman of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (B...

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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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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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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 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 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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The Mid-Year Budget Presentation
March 15, 2011
The Mid-Year Budget Presentation

While the Annual Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure Budget relates to what a government plans to do in a given year, the Mid-Year Budget Progress Report is about what has been done during the first half of the fiscal year and any adjustments if necessary to expenditure for the second half.

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