Bpsu Industrial Agreement 2014

The Bahamas Mortgage Corporation (BMC) and the Bahamas Public Service Union (BPSU) signed on September 18, 2014 at the headquarters of the BMC… “Our agreement has expired,” Ferguson said at a news conference. “We are going back to the numbers and we will be forwarded to the Department of Public Services soon so that we can come to the table and have a discussion about it.” Ahead of the agreement, the union was aiming for a 100-133 per cent increase in the minimum wage. Other important elements of the agreement include fixed monthly risk premiums and risk premiums, as well as the increase in pension benefits resulting from the correction of social security contributions. The government yesterday signed an industrial agreement with the Bahamas Public Utilities Union (BPSU), which will increase the minimum wage by $800 a year for nearly 2,000 union members… The agreement also provides for performance evaluations to be carried out until the end of each quarter of the calendar year, said Pinder, who said that timely evaluations would remove barriers to transportation opportunities. Pinder, who is also president of the Bahamas National Congress of Trade Unions, called on the government to denounce a recent Aragonite production agreement and renegotiate new conditions. LAWYERS in the Office of the Attorney General have not obtained any increases and salaries in accordance with the industrial contract that the government signed with the Bahamas Public Utilities Union in 2013, and they now have their fight for what they believe they are in the Prime Minister`s office… “In this context, we think we should be able to come back to the table to get what we asked for in advance,” he said. “The government couldn`t do it because it said, because of financial constraints – that`s the clause we have in our industrial agreement.

If they do something before 2018 to get a lot more revenue from national funds, we have the right to sit at the table and ask for more for our members. As riots between three organisations affiliated with the Trade Union Congress (TUC) continued, the Union of Public Services of the Bahamas (BPSU) yesterday signed a multi-million euro industrial agreement. On Tuesday, BPSU President John Pinder, who is also president of the National Congress of Trade Unions, advised members not to take part in trade union actions. At a press conference at public Hosp… The new industrial agreement, which is officially implemented today, comes two months after the Public Hospitals Authority reached a five-year agreement with the Bahamas Medical Union for $2.9 million. The lump sum increases include a lump sum payment totalling $1,075,450, which will be paid in September 2014. He predicted that if the government were to seek a new agreement, the treasury would have to generate $4.2 million in revenue.

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