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BAHAMAS: Labour Department Held Compliance and Procedure Seminar for Trade Union Leader

#Bahamas, May 17, 2018 – Nassau – The Regulatory and Compliance Unit of the Department of Labour, in the Ministry of Labour, hosted a one-day seminar for persons enrolled in Trade Unions on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at The  Bahamas Communications and Public Officers Union (BCPOU) building.

Trade union leaders in the country received important information on compliance and procedure as it relates to the proper functioning of trade unions.  Topics addressed included trade union elections, industrial agreement submissions, annual returns, the constitution and compliance.  The seminar was facilitated by the Registrar of Trade Unions and the Director of Labour Robert Farquharson and other senior management of the Department of Labour.

The seminar’s aim was to ensure the proper and legal functioning of all trade unions in the country.  Minister of the Public Service and National Insurance the Hon. Brensil Rolle welcomed trade union persons to the seminar on behalf of Minister of Labour, Senator the Hon. Dion Foulkes.

Pictured at head table from left are, Althea Albury, Senior Deputy Director of Labour, Minister Rolle and Mr. Farquharson; and the seminar participants.

(BIS Photos/Derek Smith)


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