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October 21, 2013
Gibson says union must be realistic

The Bahamas Customs Immigration and Allied Workers Union (BCIAWU) is being unrealistic and "overreaching" with its strike threat, Minister of Labour Shane Gibson said yesterday. Gibson said the union should try to negotiate with the government rationally...

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October 18, 2013
Customs, immigration union threatens strike

The Bahamas Customs Immigration and Allied Workers Union (BCIAWU) is threatening to take a strike vote if the government does not provide medical insurance coverage for non-uniformed customs and immigration employees...

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October 19, 2011
In defense of trade unionism

Dear Editor,

Your editorial on Friday, October 7 - "Unions and their leaders less relevant" - raised several interesting issues that are worthy of a response of some kind. You posed the question of whether unions are becoming increasingly irrelevant.  The editorial said:  "Workers should question if these bodies are useful to them or if the unions merely exist to fund the lifestyles of their le...

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September 30, 2011
Road Traffic workers protest 'poor' working conditions

More than 20 Department of Road Traffic workers protested yesterday against what they called poor working conditions, and demanded better benefits, like health insurance.
The protest took place outside the department's headquarters at the Clarence A. Building on Thompson Boulevard.
Road Traffic Senior Inspector Tito Collie -- who is also a Bahamas Public Services Union (BPSU) shop steward -- claim...

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April 23, 2018
20th Atlantic Medical Funwalk Run Attracts More Than 1800

Atlantic Medical’s Funwalk Run in Nassau, a premier annual fitness event, attracted an unprecedented and enthusiastic crowd of over 1800 competitive walkers and runners, among whom was none other than Minister of Health Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands who also assisted in prize presentations...

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April 16, 2018
20th Anniversary: CGI Group of Companies Celebrate Atlantic Medical Fun Run Walk in Grand Style

The local companies of Colonial Group International (CGI), inclusive of Atlantic Medical, Security & General and Colonial Pensions, have combined its efforts to host the 20th Annual Atlantic Medical Fun Run Walk...

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February 22, 2018
CGI to host Hurricane Preparedness Exposition

For nearly a decade, insurance giant Colonial Group International (CGI), a Bermuda-based insurance conglomerate with global operations, has taken the terms ‘disaster preparedness’ and ‘customer service’ to a higher level with its “Temporary, Portable, Post-Disaster Business Continuity...

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July 25, 2017
BIA calls for govt to rectify NHI Secretariat actions

The Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) is calling on the government to "rectify" actions of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Secretariat that seem to be in contravention of the very laws that brought NHI into force.
The BIA has concluded that the NHI Secretariat "presumably under the guise of purporting to act as the NHI Authority" has been acting as a regulated health administrator (RHA) "as ...

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January 13, 2016
BIA refuses to share data with PwC, sign NDA

The Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) last night charged that the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme has rejected the BIA universal health coverage proposal in its entirety, and once again charged that the Christie administration intends to create a public insurer to provide NHI benefits, an arrangement the BIA anticipates will be "another loss-making public institution that will be a burden...

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December 30, 2015
Three years with no CLICO resolution, liquidator threatens medical policies

For the third consecutive year, the Christie administration has promised a resolution to the CLICO affair by the end of the year.

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