Mr. Ferguson stated: Dr. Hubert Minnis had committed to contact him by then and stated that the union had proposed a three-year work agreement that would provide members with an increase in the base salary of $250 in the first year, a lump sum payment of $2,500 in the second year and an increase in the base salary of $200 in the first year and an increase in the base salary of $200 us. first year. „As always, we believe it is the government`s duty to enter into agreements with unions that are in the best interests of bahamas residents and workers. That is why I am very pleased that we are all here to witness this historic event. Under the agreement, BPSU government members will pay an initial lump sum of $800 in the first quarter of the fiscal year and $600 by the end of December. „I have not received anything from the government in the sense of a counter-proposal on the financial aspects of an agreement. We had some discussions with the Prime Minister and I asked him to consider some things. I said we would stop until he came back to us, which I am waiting for on Tuesday. „This case was resolved in court and negotiations resumed on June 17, 2016. Meanwhile, in December 2014, the government signed an agreement in good faith with the EU, which provided a number of benefits to uniformed members of the bargaining unit.
The union`s old employment contract expired in 2018. „You can`t make unions scapegoats. They are really hard-working Bahamas, whose contract expired in 2017 and was awaiting their union. This should have been done in 2017, even in 2018. We should not be scapegoating ourselves to derail efforts to address the fiscal situation. The agreement was signed by Public Service and National Insurance Minister Brensil Rolle and BPSU President Kimsley Ferguson. When Ferguson was contacted, he told eyewitness News Online that the signing was part of ongoing negotiations on the union`s employment contracts. The new 5-year industrial contract, valued at $9,532,030.84, will come into effect from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2018 and will provide a significant increase to all members of the BPSU bargaining unit and for the first time introduce compensation for emergency medical personnel (EMS). NASSAU, Bahamas — The government signed a new industrial agreement with the Bahamas Customs, Immigration and Allied Workers Union at the Department of Public Service on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Brensil Rolle.According to claims by bahamas Public Services Union (BPSU) President Kimsley Ferguson that negotiations on the labour agreement of its members had stalled, Public Service and National Service Minister Brensil Rolle said yesterday that the government had negotiated in good faith. „I think . . .
The role of the article promises that govt appear fair with BPSU… When, after K Peter Turnquest, Deputy Prime Minister, he warned that discussions about public sector unions were a possible „fly in the ointment“ that could distract the government from its 1% budget deficit target, Evans said workers` representatives had „enough“ to be held responsible for difficult labour relations.