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October 22, 2013
Union demands and job losses

Labor and business often clash over what workers "deserve". This happens too in the relationship between labor and the government when the government is the employer. Several of these types of clashes are playing out now in The Bahamas...

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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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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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December 16, 2015
NIB system co-opted for NHI registration

Registration for the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme will co-opt the National Insurance Board (NIB) database and systems, according to Deputy Chief Medical Officer 3, who has confirmed the government's intention to use the National Insurance Board to smooth the process of registering hundreds of thousands of Bahamians and legal residents for universal health coverage over the first quarter ...

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December 16, 2015
James Campbell to head NHI Authority

Retired insurance executive James Campbell has been appointed to chair the National Health Insurance (NHI) Authority, The Nassau Guardian understands.

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