Press Releases

November 29, 2012

Joint Labour Movement

The Joint Labour Movement, representing more than forty independent trade unions in the Bahamas, wishes to publically express outrage at what is now considered the greatest threat to the freedom of the working people in the Bahamas since the battle that resulted in the General Strike of 1958.

October 29, 2012

Elizabeth Thompson

Mrs. Elizabeth Thompson was employed by the Bahamas Telecommunications Company Limited (BTC) on February 14, 2008 as a Senior Manager in the Legal & Regulatory Division (please find attached a copy of Mrs. Thompson’s job description for ease of reference).

May 1, 2012

May Day

Marxists .org states: "The genesis of May Day, also known as International Workers' Day, is based on the idea of using a proletarian holiday celebration as a means to attain the eight-hour day. This idea was first born in Australia when workers there decided in 1856 to organize a day of complete..."

February 2012

Holiday Pay Entitlements

The National Congress of Trade Unions Bahamas wishes to advise the public that as a result of blatant and intentional disregard for the contractual and statutory rights of members of five affiliates of the Congress, the process of ongoing and sustained mass industrial action, in...

March 19, 2012

HMP and BPOA Dispute

The National Congress of Trade Unions Bahamas (NCTUB) wishes to express its disappointment with the unprofessional and disrespectful manner in which the management of Her Majesty's Prison (HMP) treat and enter into acts with the legally elected workers' representatives. This situation, if not addressed and resolved...

2012

What Should Be the Role of Trade Unions in a Changing Economy?

From 1942 Burma Road through to 1967 Majority Rule, the Trade Union Movement has played a vital role in the growth and development of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Using its collective strength and unwavering commitment to improving the standard of living and quality of lives of the working people of the Bahamas, Trade Unions have employed...

May 2, 2012

Misleading Remarks By Minister Phenton Neymour

On Monday April 23, 2012, The National Congress of Trade Unions Bahamas (NCTUB) issued a press statement regarding members of three of its affiliates. The following day, the Hon. Phenton Neymour, Minister of State with responsibility for the Water & Sewage, responded to the statement of the Congress as it relates to the ongoing dispute regarding the contractual workers...

May 19, 2012

Second Annual President's Fun Walk

The National Congress of Trade Unions Bahamas (NCTUB) will be holding its Second Annual President's Fun Walk on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 6:00am.

The Route: Leave the NCTUB office travel north on Horse Shoe Drive to Boyd Road, West on Boyd Road to Infant View Road, North on Infant View...

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